A good snuggle-time read when rain turns everyone grumpy. - Kirkus Reviews
A sweet story about positive thinking. For little ones ages 5 and up.
Wallow the Bear lives a comfortable life deep in the woods. But when it rains, Wallow gets sad. He becomes gloomy and doesn't know what to do. When it starts drizzling, he hunkers down in his cave. One rainy day, he hears splashes and giggling coming from outside. What can that be? He takes a peek out the window and sees owl emptying water with a bucket. More of a reason to stay inside And then he hears more splashing and giggling. Will Wallow have the courage to come out of his cave?
About the Author
Adam Ciccio was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He was raised in Savannah, Georgia, and attended high school at St. Andrew's School on Wilmington Island, GA. Ciccio graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of New Hampshire (Durham, NH) in 2006 and with a Master of Science in Psychological Counseling at Salem State University (Salem, MA) in 2012. He owns an outpatient mental health practice for children and adults in Marblehead, Massachusetts, the same town which he currently resides. Ciccio is the author of several picture books that focus on developmental growth and self-confidence during early childhood. Emilie Timmermans is a Belgium based artist working for children's books, comics, visual development for animation, and 2D animator. She also works as a 2D animator for Cartoon Network among others.