The Day the Rains Fell by Karin Littlewood, Anne Faundez


The Day the Rains Fell by Karin Littlewood, Anne Faundez

Lindiwe visits Earth to show her daughter Thandi all the beautiful plants and animals she has made. But when they arrive, they see wilted trees. They find soil that is dusty and lifeless. The animals are tired and thirsty. Lindiwe and Thandi must find a way to make Earth well again. This title is presented with beautiful watercolour illustrations and a page of information about traditional African pottery and beads.


The Day the Rains Fell is the best book I've seen for younger children - and for parents who want their children to enjoy and learn at the same time - about why humanity and every species on the planet is threatened -- Caroline Lucas, Green Party MP A lovely African creation story -- Barbara Band School Library Association The rich warm colours of the watercolour illustrations evoke the African landscape that is the backdrop for the story. A lovely book Books for Keeps Beautiful watercolour illustrations by Karin Littlewood really bring this book to life Parents in Touch

About the Author

Anne Faundez spent her childhood in Egypt and teenage years in Australia. She has been in publishing for most of her working life, specialising in fine arts and in education. She was reviews editor of Junior Education magazine and literacy consultant for Scholastic's educational division for more than ten years. She has written a range of teachers' notes, worked on various reading schemes for primary school children and published several fiction and non-fiction books for children. The Day the Rains Fell is her first book for Tamarind.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 5 from 5 to 7 To 7


Karin Littlewood, Anne Faundez
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Publication date

29th April 2010



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