Handa's Surprise by Eileen Browne
  

Handa's Surprise

Written by Eileen Browne
Part of the Handa Series

3+ readers   

RRP £7.99

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Selected by a distinguished independent panel of experts including our editorial expert, Julia Eccleshare, for Diverse Voices - 50 of the best Children's Books celebrating cultural diversity in the UK.

A mouth-watering story about Ayeko who puts seven fruits into her basket, but one by one these disappear as all manner of creatures snack upon them.

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Handa's Surprise by Eileen Browne

This is a bestselling picture book - brought to life with an animated DVD!A

Handa puts seven delicious fruits in a basket for her friend Akeyo. Which fruit will Akeyo like best, she wonders. After a long walk to the next village, the answer turns out to be a big surprise!

Walker Books have collaborated with King Rollo Films to create this gently animated DVD packaged together with the classic picture book. Read by Adjoa Andoh ( Casualty and Doctor Who ), with specially composed music, this is an innovative combination that will delight and entertain young viewers again and again. Fun and engaging, this innovative set will help develop reading skills and is ideal for sharing at home or in the classroom.

Reviews

Rich, hot colours and fluid brush-strokes zap each scene into life... The Independent on Sunday

About the Author

Eileen Browne worked as a schoolteacher and a youth worker before becoming an author and illustrator. Her titles include Handa's Surprise, which was shortlisted for the 1995 Sheffield Children's Book Award, Handa's Hen and Tick Tock. She lives in Wiltshire.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
Contains 1 Paperback and 1 DVD video
32 pages
Interest Age: From 3 years

Author

Eileen Browne
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Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

1st July 2009

ISBN

9781406323979

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