Rain Before Rainbows – Smriti Halls & David Litchfield
Written by Smriti Halls & illustrated by David Litchfield.
“Hope is… invoked in Rain Before Rainbows by Smriti Halls and David Litchfield… this dreamlike vision of a girl and fox travelling from darkness and difficulty to a blaze of morning light offers, with its few well-chosen words and heart-lifting illustrations, a moving message of perseverance and eventual joy.” – The Guardian
An uplifting, stunningly beautiful book about optimism in the darkest of places. A girl and her companion fox travel together from a place of loss and despair, through uncertain times, towards the hope of colour, light and life. Along the way, they find friends to guide and support them.
Together, they build a glorious future and discover there is a way out of the darkness, into the light of the rainbow. A book with immense hope at its heart, this is a positive message for anyone who’s ever gone through a tough time.
“A stylish picture book about how there is always a way out of darkness.” – The Sunday Times
“The story is a lyrical ode to optimism, resilience and friendship, illuminated by Litchfield’s dazzling textured art.” – Fiona Noble, The Bookseller
“This book is a path from darkness and sorrow towards the wonder of the light of hope. Whether the answer to the last few weeks, year or a hard day, I found my heart softening and opening as I soaked in the message of this book. David Litchfield’s illustrations feel like being enveloped in warmth.” – ‘wanderingbookseller’, Instagram
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