By Cunningham, MatthewIllustrated by Wilkins, Sarah
Join Abigail on a rainy-day adventure to explore the marvellous movement of water around the Earth. Abigail is a curious little girl. She likes to discover the answers to really BIG questions. One rainy morning, she thinks of a question that's SO BIG she can't concentrate until s...he knows the answer. Mummy, she asks, how did the water get in the clouds? To discover the answer, Mummy invites Abigail on an exciting adventure with a tiny drop of lake water. Together they fly up into the sky to explore the marvellous movement of water around the Earth. By dinner time, Abigail has thought of another big question . . . Ideal for any child who loves to ask questions, Abigail and the Restless Raindrop is an exquisitely illustrated and beautiful bedtime story doubling as an introduction to the hydrologic (water) cycle.Read more
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Matthew Cunningham is a passionate and dedicated historian with a Doctor of Philosophy (History) from Victoria University of Wellington. He has published oral histories, peer-reviewed articles, journalistic and encyclopedic pieces, and Waitangi Tribunal research commissions. He lives in Porirua, New Zealand, and works as a researcher. He is active on Facebook and is a member of a number of parent groups, including several for gifted children. Abigail and the Birth of the Sun (Puffin 2019) was his first published children's book. Sarah Wilkins is an award winning illustrator whose images can be found on buildings, buses, bags and many other curious places around the world, but they feel most at home on the pages of beautiful books. Sarah illustrates from a light-filled studio perched high on a hill overlooking the Wellington Harbour. She is curious about visually communicating science for young and old, and completedAbigail and the Restless Raindrop while completing her Master in Science in Society. Find out more about her work at www.sarahwilkins.net
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