The Big Umbrella

The Big Umbrella

Picture Book - 2018 | First edition
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A spacious umbrella welcomes anyone and everyone who needs shelter from the rain.
Publisher: New York : Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2018]
Edition: First edition
Branch Call Number: PICTURE BOOK BAT
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 x 27 cm
Additional Contributors: Bates, Juniper - Author
ISBN: 9781534406582


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Simple text and vivid watercolors tell the story of how a single, smiling umbrella offers shelter from the rain to all those who need it, no matter what they look like or where they come from. Although seemingly simple, this delightful story powerfully demonstrates to even the youngest reader the... Read More »

The simple text and watercolors work together to tell the story of how a single, smiling umbrella offers shelter from the rain to all those who need it, no matter who they are. This book provides a great way to talk to very young kids about the importance of kindness and inclusion.

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KidsLit Feb 26, 2019

A simple, whimsical tale about inclusion and kindness.

DCLkids Feb 13, 2019

A Storytime Favorites pick. Discuss whether this Big Umbrella will be big enough for everyone as you and your child see more and more people come along to get out of the rain.

ArapahoeCarina May 30, 2018

Simple, sweet and tender story of good nature, kindness, goodwill, goodness, niceness and compassion. Helping our community makes us Big!. Do what is right, no matter what people think. Beautiful illustrations!.

VaughanPLMallory Mar 17, 2018

Ages 3-7
A nice, quick read about inclusion and belonging, with beautiful watercolour illustrations. The short sentences make this a good choice for beginning independent readers, but is also a great story to be shared.


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