Date Published: 08/01/2022
Publisher: Balboa Press, a division of Hay House, Inc.
“The Boots Rain” was born as a poem and remains so in this newly
minted Book One of Kelly Anne Manuel’s Rainbow’s End Series.
In this story the Child is invited on a journey to experience an entirely
new event that the narrator is so eager to share. The narrator describes
this fictitious occurrence with such wonder, amazement and vigor, that the
Child will naturally join in for the fun.
“The Boots Rain” offers a standing invitation to the Child.
Journey to the tail of a rainbow’s end and see what fantastical adventures
await. In “The Boots Rain” the Child will experience a fun and
unique way to look at rain in a different light.
The story is meant to be a challenge to the regular idea of rain boots and
the author hopes to spark curiosity and discussion. The simple words take on
new meaning as the illustrations pair perfectly with their presentation.
The illustrations lead the way to an adventure where considering a
different approach to a common event in nature is expected. The Child’s
imagination will be ignited with possibilities as all manner of images leap
off the page. Children are naturally able to imagine events that are
characteristic of a playful youth.
Why not join the narrator on a discovery mission to find out exactly what a
Boots Rain is? In this story the author invites the Child to actively engage
in flexing their imagination muscle while visually stimulated with color,
rainbows, and even a unicorn. It is in Early Childhood that futures are
“The Boots Rain” is a tool in a Caregiver’s toolbox to assist
with that healthy formation. The idea that every boot that falls in the
Boots Rain is unique, individual and one of a kind, is an important message
that the author wants to relay.
The Child who reads this book will be rewarded with a fantastical insight
to what magical events occur at the tail of a rainbow’s end.