Like a Hundred Drums
By Annette Griessman
Illustrated by Julie Monks
It started quietly, with a small flutter of leaves on the old oak tree.
No one noticed at first: not the wren or crow, not the cow or pig, dog or cat, not the children playing in the shade. But when the first gust of wind - full of that storm-fresh scent - reaches them, the quiet comfort of a soft summer day is about to turn into a day of wind, darkness, and loud noises from the sky.
Beautifully written and illustrated with radiant paintings, this spare story captures the fun and thrill of a summer thunderstorm.