Marina Michailidou-Kadi Waiting for the rain
picture book | 4+
ISBN: 978-960-594-032-4 • Price: 14,00€ [VAT is not included] • 21x29 cm. • Pages: 32
The book | Every time it rained, the small paper boats of Marcus were travelling and taking away one sorrow. Now rain has gone… A small boat that goes along with him helps him remember and gives him hope. Can this child’s hope bring back the rain?
A sensitive story that goes through the phenomenon of drought under the strong sentiment of absence, anticipation and joy.
The author | Marina Michailidou-Kadi was born and brought up in Limassol. She studied Psychology at the University of Boston and then got her Master’s in environmental administration at the University of Cornell in the United States. She is involved in writing stories for children that deal with a variety of social and environmental issues. Her books have been nominated for prizes and translated into many languages.
Renia Metallinou was born and brought up in Corfu. She studied graphic arts and worked for a variety of magazines and newspapers. She has participated in many local and foreign exhibitions. Since 2015 she has been exclusively involved in illustration for children’s books in Greece and abroad. She is a member of IBBY and was selected for the World Illustration awards for children in 2017.