All I Want for Christmas is Rain
By Cori Brooke and Megan Forward, New Frontier Publishing, 2016.
‘For our Drought-affected Australian farmers, their children and families. Thank you for feeding Australia.’ – CB
‘For our farmers: we need you.’ – MF
Jane lives on a farm, and her parent’s farm hasn’t seen rain for a long time. She wishes and hopes for rain and hatches a plan to ask ‘the great bearded man’ for help. Will her wish be granted?
All I Want for Christmas is Rain portrays a real issue facing many Australian farmers and all Australians from time to time.
Follow Jane on her quest to as Santa for help. If you’re looking for Australian kids books, then look no further than this little gem! It teaches our children about real issues that are being experienced by Australian farmers in different parts of the country at different times.
Shortlisted for The Book of the Year: Early Childhood 2017 by Children’s Book Council of Australia.