Handa's Surprise : Big Book Paperback
Illustrated by Eileen Browne
Part of the Handa series
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!
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 32 pages, colour and b&w illustrations
- Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 07/07/1997
- Category: General
- ISBN: 9780744554731