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Issue Details: First known date: 1999... 1999 Big Rain Coming
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'A lyrical story about waiting for the rain to come to an isolated Aboriginal community. Tension in the community builds as the rain clouds thicken and grow dark. Everybody waits. When will the rain come?' (Publication summary)

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Unit Suitable For:

AC: Foundation (NSW Early Stage 1)

General Capabilities

Critical and creative thinking, Literacy

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Port Melbourne, South Melbourne - Port Melbourne area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Roland Harvey Books , 1999 .
      Extent: 1v.p.
      Description: col. illus.
      ISBN: 0949714666
    • Camberwell, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Puffin , 2002 .
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      Extent: 32p.p.
      Description: col. illus.
      ISBN: 0143500457

Works about this Work

Bundjalung Book Goes Chinese 2017 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 17 May no. 651 2017; (p. 34)
'Award winning picture book Big Rain Coming, illustrated by Bundjalung artist Bronwyn Bancroft now has a Chinese edition.'
Big Rain Still Enthralls Kids Deborah Bogle , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 9 February 2013; (p. 8)
After the Clock It's...It's Time For the Story! Sally Zwartz , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 28 no. 5 2013; (p. 8-11)
Untitled Philip S. Kidner , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 44 no. 1 2000; (p. 10)

— Review of Big Rain Coming Katrina Germein , 1999 single work picture book
y separately published work icon Untitled 2000 Z813034 2000 periodical issue
— Review of Big Rain Coming Katrina Germein , 1999 single work picture book
Untitled Philip S. Kidner , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 44 no. 1 2000; (p. 10)

— Review of Big Rain Coming Katrina Germein , 1999 single work picture book
Untitled Joan Zahnleiter , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 14 no. 5 1999; (p. 28)

— Review of Big Rain Coming Katrina Germein , 1999 single work picture book
y separately published work icon Untitled 2000 Z813034 2000 periodical issue
— Review of Big Rain Coming Katrina Germein , 1999 single work picture book
Big Rain Still Enthralls Kids Deborah Bogle , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 9 February 2013; (p. 8)
After the Clock It's...It's Time For the Story! Sally Zwartz , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 28 no. 5 2013; (p. 8-11)
Bundjalung Book Goes Chinese 2017 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 17 May no. 651 2017; (p. 34)
'Award winning picture book Big Rain Coming, illustrated by Bundjalung artist Bronwyn Bancroft now has a Chinese edition.'

Awards

2002 winner Washington State Children's Choice (Picture Book)
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