Blue on Blue

by Dianne White, illustrated by Beth Krommes
Beach Lane Books, Simon & Schuster, available in Fall 2014, ISBN 978-1442412675, $17.99 hardcover, 48 pp.

Join a farming family as they experience the full range of a thrilling seaside thunderstorm — from the wild wind and the very first drops; to the pouring, pouring rain; to the wonderful messy mud after the sun returns.
Grades K-3.


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  • Autumn '14 Kids' Indie Next List
  • The Original Art 2014 Exhibition of the Society of Illustrators
  • Best Picture Books of 2014 — The Boston Globe
  • Amazon Best Children's Books of 2014 — Ages 3-5
  • The Washington Post -- December's Best Books for Young Readers
  • The Premio Gianni Rodari 2016 Award for Best Picture Book, published in Italian
  • 34th International Exhibition of Illustration for Children, 2016, Sarmede, Italy