Danny Dunn and the Weather Machine
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|Illustrator||Ezra Jack Keats|
|Preceded by||Danny Dunn and the Homework Machine|
|Followed by||Danny Dunn on the Ocean Floor|
Danny Dunn and the Weather Machine is the fourth novel in the Danny Dunn series of juvenile science fiction/adventure books written by Raymond Abrashkin and Jay Williams. The book was first published in 1959 and originally illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats.
Danny accidentally discovers that an ionic transmitter Professor Bulfinch has been working on can be used to create miniature rainclouds.
Floyd C. Gale of Galaxy Science Fiction rated the book four stars out of five for children: "The authors reap plenty of humor ... meanwhile sowing a considerable amount of meteorological knowledge in the process".
MacDonald and Jane's
Pocket Books/Archway Books
- ISBN 0-671-29966-2 (Paperback, 1979, #10 in their series, illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats)
- ISBN 0-671-43681-3 (Paperback, 1983 reissue, illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats)
- Burger, Marjorie (October 4, 1959). "The Rain Makers". The New York Times. p. BR40. Retrieved November 15, 2010.
- Mitgang, Herbert (May 8, 1960). "In Paperbacks the New Accent Is On Youth". The New York Times. p. BRA28. Retrieved November 15, 2010.
- "Books Illustrated by Keats". Ezra Jack Keats Foundation. Retrieved November 15, 2010.
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- Gale, Floyd C. (April 1960). "Galaxy's 5 Star Shelf". Galaxy Science Fiction. pp. 142–146.