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Handa's Surprise

by Eileen Browne (author) (UK edition)

Suitable for 4 - 7 years

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Product Description

Handa puts seven different fruits in a basket to take to her friend Akeyo. There’s a yummy guava, a tasty banana, an orange, a mango, a pineapple, an avocado and a passion fruit. But her walk takes her past lots of cheeky animals who have their eyes on the yummy fruit… and when Handa finally takes the basket off her head to present the fruits to Akeyo, she gets the surprise of her life! A warm-hearted and hilarious tale which captures the rhythms of Kenyan village life.

“So luscious it seems almost edible.” The Observer

“Rich, hot colours and fluid brushstrokes zap each scene into life.” Independent on Sunday

Product Details

Catalogue number

5036 in Schools Catalogue 2016/17

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9780744536348

Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Date published

January 21st, 2000

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 1.7; Lower years; 0.5 points

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  • 32 pages
Condition

New

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  1. Hayley 113303

    Spidergirl
    on 5 March 2014

    it is a funny book and fun to read with my sister

    4out of 5
  2. Stargirl 113407

    kicky105
    on 7 March 2012

    This is so funny. Handa has lots of fruit on her hat to take and walks past naughty animals who all pinch a piece of fruit! She gets there and has none left. It has lovely descriptions of her country and beautiful pictures.

  3. Goldie 113308

    funky11
    on 3 March 2011

    i loved this book when i was small