When It Rains UK Tour 2019
After the exciting news of the newly launched When It Rains in UK, we got another breaking news for you: The Emma Press has just been awarded funding from the National Organizing Committee for Indonesia, as Market Focus Country of London Book Fair 2019, to arrange a UK tour for Rassi Narika as part of the Fringe Programme. This tour will allow Rassi to introduce and tell the story of When It Rains storytelling sessions and workshops in several bookstores in London as well as schools and libraries West and East Midlands. ?The tour will take place 25th May – 11th June 2019.
Emma Wright, publisher and translator of The Emma Press, stated that: ‘When It Rains is a delightful story about friendship, joy and curiosity and – of course – rain. Rassi Narika is a bold new talent in children’s picture books and I can’t wait to introduce her to young readers in the UK.’
When It Rains is published in English by The Emma Press, an award-winning independent published in Birmingham, UK with support from LitRi Translation grant from Komite Buku Nasional and public funding from the National Lottery through Arts Council England. Its original title, Waktu Hujan Turun is written and illustrated by Rassi Narika in 2017 and had been featured at the 2018 Bologna Children Book Fair.