'Frowning black clouds, lightening fork flashes. Fast-falling raindrops, thunderbolt crashes. Wetter and wetter and wetter it got. It just kept on raining. It just wouldn't stop.' Lily and Theo don't want to walk to school on the stormiest day of the year, but they are in for a surprise. And so is Mum. This is heaps of fun! Emma Vere-Jones is also the author of Fizzy Pop, illustrated by Kate Snushall and Stan the Van Man, illustrated by Philip Webb, which won the Storylines Joy Cowley Award in 2014. Lisa Allen has illustrated a number of picture books for Duck Creek Press, including Auntie Ellie's Beach House, Aunty Edna of Duck Creek Pond and Uncle Vic's Farm.