Red Rubber Boot Day

Red Rubber Boot Day by  Mary Lynn Ray cover, a child splashing in a large puddle

Red Rubber Boot Day

Written by Mary Lynn Ray

Illustrated by Lauren Stringer

New York, Harcourt, 2000.

10.6" x 9.4"

Kerlan Collection, Children's Literature Research Collections

University of Minnesota Libraries

This poetic read-aloud continues the tradition of the "Here-and-Now" school. Ray's buoyant text and Stringer's energetic acrylic paintings perfectly capture an up-close child's eye view of indoor and outdoor rainy-day play. The cover illustration exemplifies the explosive joy of puddle jumping in contrast to the "almost cover's" expression of contemplation and longing gazes out the window.


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