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It Rained All Day That Night
Autographs, Rhymes & Inscriptions
compiled by Lillian Morrison, illustrated by Christy Hale
(August House, 2003)
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Whether it's souvenir notebooks, school yearbooks, autograph albums, or on-line guestbooks, kids have been writing each other commemorative notes for generations. Here are some
of our favorites from verses our grandmothers remember to
up-to-date messages employing the latest on-line shorthand. Vibrantly and cleverly illustrated in sherbet hues by Christy Hale, these effusive inscriptions include messages of friendship, inspiration, one-liners, and nonsense.
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School Library Journal Starred Review
• School Library Journal Online Book of the Week
• Selected for the New York Public Library's Books
   for the Teen Age List

" a unique poetry book, presenting commemorative rhymes shared to celebrate friendship, togetherness, and little fun things in life through the generations. Whimsical color illustrations by Christy Hale add a dimension of life to these amusing verses for all ages."
—Children's Bookwatch
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