Drizzle (Paperback)

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Spring 2010 Kids' Next List


“Polly Peabody lives on a magical rhubarb farm where diamonds grow and rain falls on a schedule. But when the rain stops falling for the first time in decades, the plants begin to wither and the tourists stop coming. Polly's belief in the magic has always been unwavering - is it enough to bring the farm (and her shaken family) back to life? The only thing more magical than the rhubarb farm itself? This book.”
— Melissa Posten, Pudd'nhead Books, Webster Groves, MO

Description


Eleven-year-old Polly Peabody needs to make it start raining again. It rains every Monday afternoon on her family's rhubarb farm, until one Monday, when 1:00 P.M. passes without one raindrop. And then Polly's brother gets sick. Polly has to figure out how everything is connected and make it rain before her Aunt Edith sells the farm. Maybe with the help of her best friend, a talking rhubarb plant named Harry, Polly can face her fears and uncover her family's magical secret.

About the Author


Kathleen Van Cleve lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Praise For…


"Van Cleve+s debut is emotionally subtle and action packed with a highly memorable setting." -Publishers Weekly, starred review


Product Details
ISBN: 9780142411131
ISBN-10: 0142411132
Publisher: Puffin Books
Publication Date: March 17th, 2011
Pages: 368
Language: English