30 Rainy day reads for kids that will make you feel warm & fuzzy inside

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Rain, rain…don’t go away. We have some books that are perfect for a Rainy day! Check out this curated list of 30 books on rain for kids that can be enjoyed together as it pitter-patters outside.

Imagine this – it’s raining outside, you’re cuddled up inside with your kids with a great little book and a plate of delicious monsoon treats. It’s a perfect picture, isn’t it? Well, now, that picture can become a reality with these 30 amazingly cute, engaging and meaningful books for kids on rain. they are ideal for rainy days.

Here’s the curated list of books that you can pick from!

1. Worm Weather by Jean Taft

Worm weather Rainy day Book

Age group: 3 to 5 yrs

Rain and puddle – a match made in heaven. This book is about a girl and boy who goes for a romp in the rain, playing with puddles and stumbling upon wiggling Earthworms! The story is simple, fun, with rhyming text and great illustrations that will make your kids want to have some fun outside as it rains.

Buy Now for Rs.385/-

2. Bruce’s Big Storm by Ryan T.Higgins

Bruce's Big Storm Rainy day Book for Kids

Age group: 3 to 5 yrs

The book is about when a grumpy bear has to open up his home for his neighbors during a storm and in his own way saves the day…but his neighbors have some saving to do if their own as well.

Buy Now for Rs.236.25/- Kindle

3. Raindrop. Plop! by Wendy Cheyenne Lewison and Pam Paparone

Raindrop Plop! Rainy day Book for Kids

Age group: 3 to 5 yrs

Numbers and counting come together in this lovely book as a little girl spends her afternoon playing in the rain.

Buy Now for Rs.4,907/-

4. When the Wind Blows by Linda Booth Sweeney

When the Wind Blows Rainy day

Age group: 3 to 5 yrs

The book captures the thrill in the air right before a rain storm. It’s about how you can make the most out a situation as this little family instead of staying before before a storm decides to go outside and fly a kite in the wind. The narrative’s comprised of simple two-word sentences that combine with the swirling illustrations to sweep readers into the story.

Buy Now for Rs.712.61/- Kindle 

5. Look, It’s Raining by Mathieu Pierloot and Maria Dek

Look, It's Raining Book fro Rainy day

Age group: 3 to 6 yrs

This book celebrates rain and the gorgeous ‘show’ that nature puts up when it’s raining.

Buy Now for Rs.1502/-

6. Tap Tap Boom Boom by Elizabeth Bluemle

Tap Tap Boom Boom Rainy day

Age group: 3 to 7 yrs

Getting caught in the rain is not a bad thing and that’s exactly what this book brings out. The rhythmic, onomatopoeic language captures the energy and excitement as the story takes you from the first drops of rain to when the sun comes back up!

Buy Now for Rs.624/-

7. Rain by Sam Usher

Rain by Sam Usher Rainy day

Age group: 3 to 7 yrs

In this book, rain is actually a character and that’s what makes it unique. It is about a boy who wants to go play outside and have adventures in the rain, only to be thwarted by hid grandad. However, as the opportunity to mail a letter comes by, they set out on a wonderful journey. The imagination of a little boy and Sam Usher’s watercolor-and-ink illustrations makes this book a must.

Buy Now for Rs.581/-

8. Rain by Manya Stojic

Rain by Manya Stojic Rainy day

Age group: 3 to 7 yrs

Animals love rain too and this book tells us about how several of them in the hot, parched African savanna waits for it. The animals use their five senses to detect an oncoming storm: A porcupine smells rain, zebras see lightning, baboons hear thunder, a rhino feels raindrops, and, finally, a lion tastes the rain. The bright, bold illustrations will engross young readers.

Buy Now for Rs.1,538.84/-

9. Ivy and Lonely Raincloud by Katie Harnett

Monsoon_Ivy and the Lonely Raincloud

Age group: 3 to 7 yrs

A story about a unique friendship between a lonely raincloud and a sad little girl that ultimately brings them joy and companionship. It is thought provoking and beautifully illustrated.

Buy Now for Rs.988/-

10. Uni the Unicorn and The Dream come True by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Brigette Barrager

Unicorn and the Dream come True Rainy day

Age group: 3 to 7 yrs

It’s been raining and that’s stopping all the Unicorn’s from using their magic. Oh No! Fortunately, one little girl and her unicorn friend find a solution that can save the day and bring sunshine and magic back.

Buy Now for Rs.674/-

11. Puddle by Hyewon Yum

Puddle Rainy day book

Age group: 4 to 7 yrs

A frown quickly turns upside down when a little boy gets past his disappointment that it’s raining and begins to enjoy the puddles.

Buy Now for Rs.1,555/-

12. Cloudette by Tom Lichtenheld

Cloudette Rainy day book

Age group: 4 to 7 yrs

In this book, Cloudette, a tiny cloud proves that even the smallest among us can do mighty things.

Buy Now for Rs.550/-

13. It’s Raining! by Gail Gibbons

It's Raining Rainy day book

Age group: 4 to 8 yrs

Facts made fun in this book about rain. If your little ones are curious to know what is rain? Why do we need it? How can we stay safe and dry during a storm? and more then this book is perfect for them.

Buy Now for Rs.584.94/-

14. When the Rain Comes by Alma Fullerton and Kim La Fave

When the Rain comes Rainy day book

Age group: 4 to 8 yrs

A brave little girl helps protect her villages seeds during a rain storm which is crucial for the community there. This gorgeously illustrated books sends a powerful message as her brave acts help protect her villages farming prosperity.

Buy Now for Rs.1,358/-

15. Under the Umbrella by Catherine Buquet and Marion Arbona

Under the Umbrella Rainy day book

Age group: 4 to 8 yrs

A grumpy man who sees nothing but gloomy weather on a rainy day completely changes his perspective as he meets a little boy who is thrilled with all the beauty outside. It’s a lovely book about kindness and more.

Buy Now for Rs.1,454/-

16. This Beautiful Day by Richard Jackson

Beautiful Day Rainy day book for kids

Age group: 4 to 8 yrs

It’s raining, so why not join in on the fun! This story is about how three children find fun while splashing through puddles on a rainy day and how they get their entire neighborhood involved in a lovely rainy day parade. The lively illustrations beautifully capture the movement of the children and the cheerful tone of the book.

Buy Now for Rs.628.95/-

17. The Big Umbrella by Amy June Bates and Juniper Bates

The Big Umbrella Rainy day book

Age group: 4 to 8 yrs

This book is all about diversity and love, using an umbrella as a metaphor. The special umbrella grows bigger and bigger as more people gather under it. A powerful message conveyed in a wonderfully simple way.

Buy Now for Rs.532/-

18. I Don’t like Rain by Sarah Dillard

I don't like Rain Rainy day book

Age group: 4 to 8 yrs

A little bunny quickly realizes that rain is not all that bad! Her reluctance to enjoy the rain goes from aversion to having fun playing outside in her raincoat and rain boots! Colorful illustrations combined with onomatopoeia make this a good read aloud choice for children.

Buy Now for Rs.628.95/- Kindle 

19. Raindrops Roll by April Pulley Sayre

Raindrop Roll book for a Rainy day

Age group: 4 to 8 yrs

A stunning book that includes nature photograph showcasing the rain and water. Each picture is accompanied with lyrical language that provides insight into the natural world during a rainstorm. The book will encourage the little ones to go exploring nature during the rains in their backyards!

Buy Now for Rs.628.95/-

20. Float by Daniel Miyares

Float Rainy day book

Age group: 4 to 8 yrs

A little boy all dressed for the rain goes on an adventure floating his boat in the water. The book captures the simple joy of such activities and his parents console and motivate him once he looses his boat. The best part? This books comes with instructions on how your little ones can make their own paper boat to float in the rain and a special surprise in the end.

Buy Now for Rs.628.95/-

21. Are you Ready to Play Outside? by Mo Willems


Age group: 4 to 8 yrs

This giggle-worthy award-winning book is all about a joyful piggy and her fretful friend who are excited to play outside. Roles are reversed as Gerald becomes the one who helps little piggy find ways to make the rainy day fun! Perfect for newly independent readers or as a read aloud. this book is full of humor, joy and  happy moments.

Buy Now for Rs.699/-

22. Come On, Rain by Karen Hesse

Come on, Rain!

Age group: 4 to 12 yrs

Striking watercolor illustration and captivating writing makes this book real special for the kids. It’s about a little girl who yearns for it to rain so she can have a go at some fun with her friends on a dry, scorching summer day. The illustrations, especially, gives us an idea about how rejuvenating the rain can actually be.

Buy Now for Rs.1,443.42/- 

23. Rain! by Linda Ashman and Christian Robinson

Rain book for a Rainy day

Age group: 5 to 6 yrs

A happy book that tells us how a little girl help change the perspective of an older gentlemen from grumpy to pleasant on a rainy day. The strongest message in there is that a smile can go a long way!

Buy Now for Rs.893/- Kindle

24. In the Rain by Elizabeth Spurr and Manelle Oliphant

In the Rain

Age group: 5 to 6 yrs

This book is simple – it is about a little girl who decides to head outside and enjoy playing in the rain. and it is this simplicity along with the illustrations that makes this book so endearing. It will surely make your kids and you want to step outside and have fun in the rain.

Buy Now for Rs.645/-

25. Puddle Pug by Kin Norman and Keika Yamaguchi

Puddle Pug book on Rainy day

Age group: 5 to 6 yrs

What’s rain without some puddles, and this book is exactly about that – puddles!

Buy Now for Rs.736/-

26. Home in the Rain by Bob Graham

Home in the Rain book on Rainy day

Age group: 5 to 7 yrs

Of rain, family and bonds that are forever, this book is about the story of a young girl, Francie. Francie and her mother are caught in a rainstorm on their way back from grandma’s house where they are forced to pull over to wait out the storm. As she contemplates how to overcome the boredom, Francie decides to ponder over what her new born baby sister’s name is going to be. The book ends in a magical moment where the mom decides what the name, one which Francie will remember forever.

Buy Now for Rs.249/-

27. Once upon a Raindrop by James Carter and Nomoco

Once upon a Raindrop

Age group: 5 to 7 yrs

The book comprises engaging and informative poetry accompanied with lovely illustrations and is about the wonderful world of water. A great way to discover the story of H20 from its very beginning.

Buy Now for Rs.391/-

28. After the Rain by Koehan Rebecca and Simone Kruger

After the Rain book on Rainy day

Age group: 5 to 8 yrs

When a boy decides to go and play in a stream of water is met by a girl who is also playing in the very same stream and in the same area. A battle ensues over who gets the desired puddles only for both of them to realize that if they fight instead of playing together, all the good puddles would be gone. The book covers the important message of working as a team and understanding that it is more fun to play together than alone.

Buy Now for Rs.846.31/- Kindle

29. The Rain Stomper by Addie Boswell

Rain Stomper book on Rainy day

Age group: 6 to 8 yrs

Jazmin is furious that the annual parade is cancelled due to a rainstorm. Out of anger, she goes about stomping on puddles and soon discovers the joy of playing in the rain. She continues to do so as other kids join in on the fun and she is soon deemed as the “rain stomper” who successfully drives the gloomy rains away. The spirited illustrations are perfectly paired with the playful onomatopoeic text that makes this book an excellent read aloud choice.

Buy Now for Rs.999/-

30. The Pink Umbrella by Amelie Callot and Genevieve Godbout

The Pink umbrella book on Rainy day

Age group: 6 to 9 yrs

A wonderful story that is sweet and gentle. It is about the a woman who is the heart and soul of her village. However, her mood changes with the weather – happy and joyful when it is sunny outside but gloomy when it is raining. All this changes when a secret admirer gifts her with a pretty pink umbrella and rain gear that makes her realize how much fun rainy days actually are.

Buy Now for Rs.1,189/-

So parents, pick a book, any book and cozy up with your little ones and enjoy the rains as they are meant to be!

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