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Monsoon Afternoon

by Kashmira Sheth
Illustrated by Yoshiko Jaeggi

Published by Peachtree, 2008
32 pages
ISBN: 9781561454556

Ages 4-8

When a young boy sees “dark clouds roll like ocean waves across the sky” he knows that the monsoon rains are about to begin. His grandmother, mother, father, and brother are all too busy to come out to play, but Dadaji makes the time. The boy and his grandfather sail paper boats, walk in the rain, and swing on the banyan tree. Dadaji tells his grandson how monsoon arrived when he was a boy, just as it does now. “ ‘Will monsoon come when I become a dadaji?’ ‘Yes, it will,’ Dadaji replied.” Descriptive language captures the close relationship between the two as they experience the welcome change in weather together.  © Cooperative Children's Book Center


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