Up and Down on a Rainy Day

Up and Down on a Rainy Day‘, illustrated by Janet Turner, was released by State Library of Queensland in December 2020, in their Stories for Little Queenslanders series.

Sun up.
Rain down.

Wake up.
Jump down.

A farming family gets up to wet and muddy fun as the rain falls down. Celebrating farms, family and rainy-day play!


RRP $24.95  Purchase a hardcover copy – limited numbers

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Online Content to Support this Book:

Read along with Mari (and Froggie 🐸) from State Library of Queensland. (You could make your finger puppets, first.👉)


My interview with Bec Mac from Popsart.

Illustrator Janet Turner’s interview with Bec – and first sight of her first picture book.🤩

Make your own rain shaker, then snuggle down for a bedtime read-along with Mari. Finish with a musical version of ‘Once I Munched a Mango’, written by Samantha Wheeler and sung by Nadia Sunde.


Click to access katapel_play-by-the-book_up-and-down-on-a-rainy-day.pdf