'Lila and the Secret of Rain' by David Conway and Jude Daly
Look at the front cover for our new story - 'Lila and the Secret of Rain'. What do you think the story will be about? Can you make a prediction about what might happen in the book and who the characters could be? You could record your ideas in a thought bubble or using the template below.
Now read the blurb.
"For months the sun has burned down on Lila's village. It is too hot to gather firewood or weed the garden. Without rain, the well will run dry and the crops will fail. Lila is so worried that when her grandfather whispers to her the secret of rain, she sets off to talk to the sky herself."
Have a look at your original prediction. Do you want to add anything to it now you have read the blurb? Do you think your prediction will be correct?