Author: Annie Bailey

Illustrator: Jen Corace

Gloopy, gloppy, gorgeous mud.
Ooozy, smoozy, soupy mud.
Stomp it, poke it, squeeze it, whack it,
Pack it into bricks and stack it.

This very young picture book from author Annie Bailey and illustrator Jen Corace celebrates all things mudThe rhyming text is full of onomatopoeia and humor, and follows a brother and sister as they go outside on a rainy day to play in the mud and then clean up-only for the muddy fun to start up again.
  • GREAT READ-ALOUD: Annie Bailey's rhyming text is a delight to read aloud, with heaps of alliteration and onomatopoeia.
  • VIVID ILLUSTRATIONS: Jen Corace's watercolor illustrations lend warmth and vibrancy to this playful story.
  • FUN AND FUNNY: Mud! is pure kid-friendly fun and chock-full of humor and visual delights.
  • KEY TOPIC: This picture book encourages outdoor play and recreation, proven to be crucial to kids' mental health and stress reduction during the recent pandemic.