Friday, November 28, 2014

**Blog Tour** Rani in Search of a Rainbow

Title: Rani in Search of a Rainbow
Author: Shaila Abdullah
Genre: Children’s Picture Book
Displaced by the Pakistan floods, Rani’s family has taken refuge at a relief camp where they are doing their part to help other flood victims. Eight-year old Rani wants to assist but doesn’t know how. Heeding the advice of her father to help in a way only children can, Rani embarks on a journey to bring true joy to a dear friend on the occasion of Eid.

5 Stars
A sweet story about Rani whose family like many other families was displaced by the 2010 flood in Pakistan. Noticing that many of the adults are doing what they can to help others, Rani knows that she wants to so her part to help and bring joy to others too but she is only 8 years old, what can she possibly do?  
This story was heartwarming and had beautiful, colorful illustrations.

Author Bio

Shaila Abdullah is an award-winning author and designer based in Austin, Texas. She is the author of four books: Saffron Dreams, Beyond the Cayenne Wall, My Friend Suhana, and A Manual for Marco. The author has received several awards for her work including the Golden Quill Award and Patras Bukhari Award for English Language. Several academic institutions have adopted her books as course study or recommended reading, including the University of California, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Indiana University, Boston University, California State University, and George Washington University. Learn more about the author at

5 print copies of the book, and a $25 Amazon gift card.

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