Publication Date: 02/08/2012 ISBN: 9781406338416 Category:

Anna Hibiscus’ Song

Atinuke, Lauren Tobia

Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Publication Date: 02/08/2012 ISBN: 9781406338416 Category:
Paperback / Softback

£7.99

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Description

A beautiful, vibrant story, with rich colours and words that sing right off the page.

This is the first picture book featuring Anna Hibiscus and she is very happy in it! So happy, in fact, that she can’t quite decide what to do with herself!! So she turns to her grandparents, her aunties, her cousins Chocolate, Angel and Benz, her uncle Tunde and her father, who each offer her a way to express her boundless joy. But being around the people she loves so much only makes her happiness grow and grow; she is SO happy, she is going to EXPLODE! It is her mother who finally helps her to channel her brimming happiness. Sitting in her mango tree Anna sings an amazing song. Amazing is Africa. Amazing is Anna Hibiscus.

Publisher Review

a story of sizzling happiness that starts small and grows irrepressibly ... her township is beautifully drawn ... a book to put - and keep - a smile on your face * Observer * ... a wonderful celebration of the joy of life. The gorgeous illustrations have plenty of detail of everyday life in Africa. * Booktrust *

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