u003cbu003e“A subtle, deceptively simple book about inclusion, hospitality, and welcoming the ‘other.’” —u003ciu003eKirkus Reviewsu003c/iu003eu003c/bu003eu003cbru003e u003cbru003eu003cbu003e“A boundlessly inclusive spirit...This open-ended picture book creates a natural springboard for discussion.” —u003ciu003eBooklistu003c/iu003eu003c/bu003eu003cbru003e u003cbru003eu003cbu003e“This sweet extended metaphor uses an umbrella to demonstrate how kindness and inclusion work...A lovely addition to any library collection, for classroom use or for sharing at home.” —u003ciu003eSchool Library Journalu003c/iu003eu003c/bu003eu003cbru003e u003cbru003eIn the tradition of Alison McGhee’s u003ciu003eSomedayu003c/iu003e, beloved illustrator Amy June Bates makes her authorial debut alongside her eleven-year-old daughter with this timely and timeless picture book about acceptance.u003cbru003eu003cbru003eBy the door there is an umbrella. It is big. It is so big that when it starts to rain there is room for u003ciu003eeveryone u003c/iu003eunderneath. It doesn’t matter if you are tall. Or plaid. Or hairy. It doesn’t matter how many legs you have.u003cbru003e u003cbru003eDon’t worry that there won’t be enough room under the umbrella. Because there will always be room.u003cbru003e u003cbru003eLush illustrations and simple, lyrical text subtly address themes of inclusion and tolerance in this sweet story that accomplished illustrator Amy June Bates cowrote with her daughter, Juniper, while walking to school together in the rain.