Set in a remote Aboriginal community in outback Australia Big Rain Coming depicts life in the bush at the end of a long, dry season. Everyone is waiting for the rain. Even the dusty dogs and fat, green frogs are hot. When will the rain come?
CBCA Notable Book. Featured on Play School. Published by Penguin Books Australia and Clarian Books USA. Beautifully illustrated by Bronwyn Bancroft. Buy copies here.
Teaching Ideas:Reading Australia Teacher Resource, Integrated Maths & Science Unit (Australian Curriculum), Science – Weather Watching, Sustainability (Curriculum Press), Walking Talking Text, Dynamic Literacy (TES Australia), Using Music, Make a Song, Ideas for creating a story sound scape, Interview with Old Stephen, Youtube News, Guided Reading/Writing, Word Search, Fun Activities on Pinterest, Rainy Day Writing Sheets, Tell Me About Australia