About the Book:
Follow Little Raindrop as he falls from the
clouds, gets swept up by a river, and finally is evaporated back up to
the sky where he rejoins his parents.
About the Author:
Nan was born and raised in Santa Barbara, where
she has lived throughout her life. As children, Nan and her three
siblings spent their summers playing at the beach and hiking in the
Nan married her childhood sweetheart and they had
three children. Nan encouraged her children to read and to be
creative. She taught them the importance of trying to make the world a
This book is one of the stories Nan made up to
entertain her children. At the suggestion of a dear friend, Nan wrote
this book so that other children could enjoy it. She asked Emilie
Clark to illustrate it.
For many yeas, Nan volunteered as an art teacher
in kindergarten and first grade classrooms.
She lives with Tosca, her Siamese cat, in a home
she built in the foothills. Nan is still trying to make the world a
About the Illustrator:
Emilie was born in San Francisco in 1969. She
received her BFA from Cornell University in 1991, and moved to New
York from the bay area in 1998. She received her MFA from Brad College
in 2001. Clark has exhibited widely in the United States and Europe.
In addition to her practice as an artistówhich
includes painting, drawing and installationóClark is the co-author of
four collaborative books with poets, two with Lytle Shaw and two with