The Day The Rains Fell

The Day The Rains Fell


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.

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

About the authors

Anne Faundez

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Karin Littlewood (Illustrator)

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