A wonderful, evocative creation tale about how waterholes came to exist on the African savannah.
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.Author Profile
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 Scholasticís educational division for more than ten years. She has written a range of teachersí 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.Reviews