Where Do They Go When It Rains?

Gerda Muller

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The twins are on a country walk when it starts to rain. They love splashing about, but where do all the animals go?

240 x 296 mm
Floris Books
Picture Books
colour illustrations
Age Range:
From 3 to 6 years
32 pages
Publication date:
19 Mar 2020
2nd edition


Stef takes the twins out for a walk to the pond. On their way they pass through fields full of flowers, grasshoppers and bees. They stop at a farm, where they feed the hens, pigs and ponies. But when they reach the pond, the clouds turn grey and it starts to rain. The twins love splashing about in the rain. But where do all the animals go when it rains?

A wonderfully detailed picture book, with a variety of animals to spot, which will be enjoyed time and time again.


'A charming book that looks at a variety of animals and how they take shelter from the rain'
--Family Interest

'Young children love nature and this beautifully illustrated book gives plenty of oppurtunity for spotting wildlife of all kind... This book is not only lovely to look at, but gives scope for some interesting discussions about nature'
-- Creative Steps

'Full of fun, detail and optimism, this book encourages simple observation of nature by watching, walking and sensing -- or perhaps by just jolting the reader to get out and about!'
-- Gill Roberts, Carousel

'The detailed illustrations teach children about what happens when the weather closes in!'
-- Juno

'A lovely story to share with older pre-school children and those in their first year at school … this is a fresh and colourful presentation of the answer to an age-old question. Don't forget to look at the end-papers.'
-- Beverley Mathias, The School Librarian

'A lovely book for your spring basket with lots of details to spot.'
-- smilinglikesunshine blog


Gerda Muller was born in 1926 in Naarden, Holland. She attended the Fine Arts School of Amsterdam and later on, Ecole Estienne of Paris. She illustrated over 120 books for children and worked with many publishers. Her books have been translated in many languages. She is the illustrator of four board books for younger children, Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter, and Goldilocks and the Three Bears (all Floris Books).

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