Synopses & Reviews
The story of how Ki-pat ingeniously brings rain to the arid Kapiti Plain. "Cumulative rhyming tale with the rhythm and repetition of The House That Jack Built . . . Illustrations are stylized, simple, and dramatic".--School Library Journal.
A cumulative rhyme relating how Ki-pat brought rain to the drought-stricken Kapiti Plain.Verna Aardema has brought the original story closer to the English nursery rhyme by putting in a cumulative refrain and giving the tale the rhythm of The House That Jack Built. "
Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain (PB)