SCBWI Illustrator's Day is coming up, and I entered the contest. The challenge was to create an illustration to complete the sentence:
"IT WAS NIGHT, AND THE RAIN FELL; AND FALLING, IT WAS RAIN, BUT, HAVING FALLEN, IT WAS..."
My entry may not be entirely "kid-friendly," but I think it works for a middle grade (e.g. 8 to 12 years old) boy, especially around Halloween.