The rumors swirled about the barnyard, passing between the snouts and beaks of the farm animals.
They squeaked and squawked of Free Rain, the title of a new children’s book penned by writer Daniel Wentzel and vibrantly brought to life by artist José Lucio. Meet an eclectic band of chickens as word reaches the coop that their farm is going free range. What will happen when their cages slide open? How will they react when that very first ray of sunlight beckons the chickens outside?
Come join the chickens as they explore their newfound freedom. Experience their bravery, fear, and joy as the chickens discover the Free Rain on the free range!
About the Author/Illustrator:
Jose Lucio is an Author and Illustrator living in beautiful Savannah, GA. His first book, Heave Ho!, was awarded Best New Local Book in 2015 and he received Best Local Author in 2016 from the Readers of Connect Savannah. You can catch him in his personal studio working on projects, or just down the street at the Scribble Art Studio, where he works as an instructor.
Through a series of exciting but difficult changes, a group of six chickens embark on their transition from their life in the coop to roaming around the farm as free range chickens. Each chicken has a different feeling about the new situation, and they must all learn to work together in order to leave the barn successfully.