David Read

author, guide, farmer, soldier, father, grandfather and gentleman



Rain God of the Wambulu

An authentic Mbulu legend

written by David Read

edited by Birgit Hendry

illustrated by Michael Mmbuji

Rain God of the Wambulu is an authentic Mbulu legend, written for children. It tells the story of how the Mbulu tribe in East Africa came to know

their Rain God.

The story is followed by some interesting facts about the Masai and Mbulu tribes in East Africa.

Available on www.amazon.com

(square version) in selected shops in Arusha, Tanzania and from the author (rectangular version)

David Read, born to British parents in Kenya in 1922, spent most of his childhood with the Masai tribe in the famous wilderness area which is known today as the Serengeti. David, speaking the Masai language fluently, is a treasure trove of information about the tribe’s history, legends, ceremonies and lifestyle.