Handa’s Surprise: Big Book

£18.99

This is a vibrant and brightly coloured picture book, set in Africa, about a girl’s eventful journey with a basket of fruit. Other titles by the author include No Problem, Tick-Tock and Where’s My Bus?

ISBN: 9780744554731 Author: Browne, Eileen Publisher: Walker Books Ltd Publication Date: 7th July 1997 Imprint: Walker Books Ltd Cover: Other Dewey: 823.914 (edition:21) Readership: Children - juvenile / Code: J Category: Subject:

In this big book edition of a picture book classic, a delightful surprise colourfully unfolds when a little girl called Handa puts seven delicious fruits in a basket to take to her friend.

A beautiful big book edition of a bestselling modern classic – perfect for sharing in the classroom – this is the story of Handa, who’s part of the Luo tribe in south-west Kenya. Handa decides to take seven pieces of delicious fruit to her friend, Akeyo, who lives in the neighbouring village. But as Akeyo wonders, I wonder what fruit Akeyo will like best?, a series of sneaky animals steal something from Handa’s basket, which she’s carrying on her head… When Handa reaches Akeyo, will she have anything left to offer her friend? Richly-illustrated, brimming with luscious fruit and cheeky wild animals, this mouth-watering story is for the youngest of readers. In the best pantomime spirit, children will long to tell Handa what’s happening right behind her!

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