Rain Stones

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Rain Stones
Author Jackie French
Country Australia
Language English
Genre Children's fiction
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Rain Stones is a 1991 short story collection by acclaimed Australian author Jackie French. It is notable for being the first children's book written by the author.


Jackie French began writing Rain Stones (having previously written only gardening books) when she was 30, in a desperate attempt to get enough money together to register her car. At the time, she was living in a tin shed with a black snake named Gladys and a wombat named Smudge.

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