Rosie J Pova

Amariah Rauscher

Release Date:
March 2021


260mmx205mm Picture Book

Age group:


Sunday Rain

Lantana Publishing


Elliott has just moved into a new house. He spends his days with his fictional friends, immersed in a book. When an inviting Sunday rain gathers the local kids to play in the puddles, Elliott longs to join in, but he’s too shy to go outside. Soon, Elliott discovers that new friendships are like a new book–you just have to plunge into the adventure.

Key Topics

Making friends; books; reading; imagination

Key Selling Points:

  • A celebration of books and reading and the power of the imagination
  • Focus on shyness and fitting in, and finding ways to reach out and make friends
  • Progressive values with a mixed race protagonist and female knight #WeNeedDiverseBooks
  • Urban neighbourhood making the story accessible to children from a range of backgrounds

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