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Aug 25, 1977
| ISBN 9780140502404
| 2-5 years
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Aug 25, 1977 | ISBN 9780140502404 | 2-5 years
Momo can’t wait to use the red boots and umbrella she received on her birthday. All she needs now is a rainy day! Soft illustrations portray a thoughtful story about patience and growing independence.
Taro Yashima was the pseudonym of Atsushi Iwamatsu, a Japanese artist who lived in the United Staes during World War II. Iwamatsu was born September 21, 1908, in Nejima, Kimotsuki District, Kagoshima, and raised on the southern coast of Kyushu…. More about Taro Yashima
“The anticipation, impatience, and joy of a little girl who waits for a rainy day to use her birthday umbrella are sensitively portrayed in a beautiful picture book.” –Booklist
Caldecott Honor Book
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