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The Day It Rained Letters: A classic picture book about words, imagination and creativity

Nury Vittachi

Eamonn O'Boyle

'A lovely tale, well told, with a special message for all of us.' – RUSKIN BOND

In a world where there are no storybooks a few letters of the alphabet fall – donk! on a little girl's head. This sets Minky Binka and her friend Rama Khan off on an adventure – to their school the library the post office an old printing press...well, across the whole town.

They discover books and storytelling and best of all they find that reading unlocks a wonderful dream machine called Imagination hidden in everyone's head.

Written by Nury Vittachi, one of Asia's top storytellers, and illustrated imaginatively by Eamonn O'Boyle, The Day It Rained Letters is sure to become every child's favourite storybook.

  • Classification : PICTURE BOOKS
  • Pub Date : JUL 19, 2024
  • Imprint : Hachette India Children's Books
  • Page Extent : 48
  • Binding : PB
  • ISBN : 9789357313384
  • Price : INR 399

Nury Vittachi

NURY VITTACHI is one of Asia's best-known writers, the founding editor of the Asia Literary Review and chief judge of the Australia-Asia Literary Award. He has published more than 30 books, including the comedy-crime novel series, The Feng Shui Detective. His columns on his website are read by more than a million people a month. However, his biggest love is children's literature, and he has written many books for them, including The Paper Princess and The True History of Santa Claus. Vittachi currently lives in Hong Kong with his wife and their three adopted children.


Eamonn O'Boyle


graduated from the National College of Art and Design, Dublin, Ireland. He has been living and working in Hong Kong since then as a freelance illustrator, art director and designer. He has also illustrated a number of children’s books, such as The True History of Santa Claus, The Paper Princess and The Tales of Ricky, all published by PPP Company Limited, Hong Kong. He has also contributed to ABC: Hong Kong’s Biggest Alphabet Book, published in aid of The Child Development Centre.

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