Hungry Hyena by Mwenye Hadithi


Hungry Hyena by Mwenye Hadithi

Hungry Hyena steals Fish Eagle's dinner and sets off a chain of events which leads to the hyenas reaching for the moon ...with disastrous results. This is the story of how Hungry Hyena came to slink about on the great African plain and how Fish Eagle soars in the clouds.


... a cross between Aesop's fables and a simplified Jungle Book. The Sunday Times A nicely illustarted children's book Reading Evening Post

About the Author

Author: Mwenye Hadithi was born in Nairobi in a rambling brick and wood house surrounded by ten acres. His early life was full of animals. He attended London University, studying languages and foreign literature. When his first attempts at short stories and radio plays were sold immediately, he decided to be the next great African Writer. Illustrator: Adrienne Kennaway moved from Kenya to London when she was 15 to study at the Ealing School of Art. Later she attended L'Academia de Belle Arte in Rome. It was on her return to Kenya that she began illustrating the picture books that have made her well known.

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32 pages
Interest Age: Under 6-8


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Publication date

17th February 1994



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