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THE RAIN WIZARD:The Amazing,

Mysterious, True Life of Charles

Mallory Hatfield

After several years of success,

rainmaker Charles Mallory Hatfield

is hired by council members to

bring rain to the city of San Diego,

California, for $10,000. After he

begins operations, though, and it

starts to rain, one local paper

suggests “he can make a lot of

money by stopping it.” WHAT

HAPPENED in San Diego in 1916

that put Charles Hatfield in the

news for years to come?

Booklist, in a STARRED review ★・ called it a “fascinating biography” and went on to say, “The book’s design is a standout, with intriguing historical photos filling the pages and a typeface that makes this invitingly easy to read.” About The Rain Wizard, School Library Journal said in a STARRED review , “This well-written and attractive book, with its many double-page period photos includes much detail . . .. A well- designed, impeccably researched work.” “An engaging, intriguing story of a fascinating man.” --Kirkus Reviews  Eureka! Gold Award (CA Reading Association) Book Trailer
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© Larry Dane Brimner, Trustee, Brimner/Gregg Trust, 2015; Home Page Author Photo Credit: Roxyanne Young
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NEWS

WHAT’S NEW IN LARRY’S WORLD?

THE RAIN WIZARD:The Amazing, Mysterious, True Life of

Charles Mallory Hatfield

After several years of success, rainmaker Charles Mallory

Hatfield is hired by council

members to bring rain to the

city of San Diego, California, for

$10,000. After he begins

operations, though, and it

starts to rain, one local paper

suggests “he can make a lot of

money by stopping it.” WHAT

HAPPENED in San Diego in

1916 that put Charles Hatfield

in the news for years to come?

Booklist, in a STARRED review ★・ called it a “fascinating biography” and went on to say, “The book’s design is a standout, with intriguing historical photos filling the pages and a typeface that makes this invitingly easy to read.” About The Rain Wizard, School Library Journal said in a STARRED review , “This well-written and attractive book, with its many double-page period photos includes much detail . . .. A well-designed, impeccably researched work.” “An engaging, intriguing story of a fascinating man.” --Kirkus Reviews  Eureka! Gold Award (CA Reading Association) Book Trailer