Picture Book About Appreciation: CHILDREN WHO DANCE IN THE RAIN Book Review
I'm excited to be on CHILDREN WHO DANCE IN THE RAIN by Susan Justice's book blog tour hosted by iRead Book Tours. Please find my review below and don't forget to enter the giveaway!
I give CHILDREN WHO DANCE IN THE RAIN ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐!
Beautifully written and illustrated, CHILDREN WHO DANCE IN THE RAIN, will be a wonderful addition to your child's library or classroom. It not only, introduces another culture and country but gives hope and reminds us that our lives aren't so bad after all.
The book begins with a typical day for Sophie who gets up, watches her tablet but doesn't eat all her food and complains about taking her vitamins. She then goes to school and learns about privilege but doesn't completely understand its meaning because she continues to be wasteful at school. Soon her parents and Sophie go to India to visit her grandmother. There she meets a girl named Nanaki Kaur who shows her around the village, and market and takes her to the mud colony where she lives with her sick brother.
Sophie is confused about how the children can be so happy and have nothing. Then it begins to rain and everyone comes out to play in the rain. This is the moment she discovers what true happiness is and that she is privileged. So she gives her tablet to Nanaki Kaur who in turn uses it to sell to provide food and medicine for her brother.
This is a lovely story and it's a wonderful lesson for all children no matter their background. It teaches kindness, being grateful, and helping others. Thank you, Susan Justice, for the book, "Merici" Chocolates (that was an unexpected and wonderful surprise) I honestly loved this book and highly recommend you get a copy for the child in your life.