It’s a rainy day in The Village and rain means puddles. Lots of puddles to splash in and lots of rain to sing in. Singing and splashing is loud. And loud is something Baron Von Grump simply cannot stand. But Baron Von Grump has a plan. If he can get rid of the rain clouds, he’ll get rid of the rain and all the noise! But the Baron’s plan backfires and now it’s raining and pouring, with no end in sight!
Meanwhile, Laguna, a little swampling is learning how to swim. Only she’s pretty scared of the water! Can Laguna and the Junior Monster Scouts learn how to overcome fears and save the town from overflowing?
About the Author
Ethan Long is the acclaimed author and illustrator of many books for children, among them the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award winner Up, Tall, and High. He is also the creator of the animated, Emmy-nominated series Tasty Time with ZeFronk, which aired on Disney Junior.
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Chapter 1 CHAPTER 1
“ON YOUR MARK,” SAID FRANKY.
“Get set,” said Vampyra.
“Float!” Wolfy said.
Franky, Vampyra, and Wolfy set their paper boats in the river and watched them sail away. It was springtime, and the April showers had made a wet, muddy mess of everything. Yesterday, the Junior Monster Scouts had raced frogs across the lily pads in the swamp. Today, they were racing boats in the river.