Lila and the Secret of RainThe beautiful story of how Lila saves her village by telling the sky the saddest thing she knows. For months the sun has burned down on Lila's Kenyan village. It is too hot to gather firewood, too hot to weed the garden, even too hot to milk the cow. Without rain the well will run dry and the crops will fail. Lila is so worried that when her grandfather whispers to her the secret of rain, she decides to go and talk to the sky herself.
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David Conway has been shortlisted for the Sheffield Children's Book Award. He has also been awarded The Peter Pan Silver Star by the Swedish wing of the IBBY and the Parents' Choice Gold Award in the US. His first picture book The Most Important Gift of All with Karin Littlewood was nominated for The Kate Greenaway Medal in 2006. Dubravka Kolanovic is tMore about David Conway
JUDE DALY is an internationally acclaimed author and illustrator, renowned for her delicately detailed illustrations. Her books include The Gift of the Sun , To Everything There is a Season, Lila and the Secret of Rain and Thank You Jackson . She lives with her husband, the author and illustratorMore about Jude Daly