Kid Lit Review of “Stormy Weather” by Debi Gliori

This beautiful book by a much-awarded Scottish author and illustrator will help soothe very young children on rainy or snowy nights.

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The various caretakers in this book represent all kinds of very lovable looking animals and other creatures, who reassure the children:

“If thunder tore the night in two
and lightening played at peeka BOO,
we’d watch the storm pass overhead,
then curl up safe and snug in bed.”

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“And if that breeze became a gale –
whipped leaves, snapped twigs, made branches flail
I’d wrap you safely in my wings
and tell you tales of sleepy things.”

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The author does her own illustrations, which are delightful.

Rating: 4/5

Published in the U.S. by Walker & Company, 2009

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7 Responses to Kid Lit Review of “Stormy Weather” by Debi Gliori

  1. Beth F says:

    I would read this book just for those gorgeous illustrations!

  2. Such beautiful and enchanting illustrations!

  3. What a gorgeous looking book!

  4. BermudaOnion says:

    Another gorgeous book!

  5. bookingmama says:

    Love, love, love the illustrations. Also like that it’s comforting — perfect for bedtime.

  6. stacybuckeye says:

    We had a storm roll through at 4 am and it woke Gage up. Could have used this book!

  7. Rachel says:

    This looks like a cute book. I always have at least one kid in my bed when there’s a thunderstorm – maybe this book would help them not be so scared.

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