Big Rain Coming
Everyone and everything is waiting for the rain. Rosie's kids, the panting dogs, the fat green frogs, and Old Stephen - for he predicts its arrival. But when will the big rain come? Shortlisted for 2002 Washington (State) Children's Choice Picture Book award. Ages 3-6.
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||4 March 2002 by Penguin
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||By Germein, Katrina
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A lyrical story about waiting for the rain to come to an isolated Aboriginal community. Tension in the community builds as the rain clouds thicken and grow dark. Everybody waits. When will the rain come?
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Katrina Germein grew up in Adelaide, South Australia. In 1997 she began teaching at Minyerri, a remote Aboriginal community in the Northern Territory. Minyerri was the setting for her first picture book, Big Rain Coming, and the story of Leaving was also inspired by her experiences there. Katrina now lives and works in Adelaide with her husband Steve, her son Hugo and dog Sunny.