Handa's Surprise - Eileen Browne

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This picture book is about a small girl of the Luo tribe in Kenya walking from one village to another, carrying on her head a bowl of different fruits...

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“ A Basketful Of Fruit.”

published 14/04/2006

ProGreat multi-cultural book. Brightly illustrated

ConsNone

This is a very good multi-cultural book for young children. ~ Eileen Browne ~ Eileen Browne worked as a teacher and a youth worker before becoming an author and illustrator. She once said that "certain groups of people are not well represent in books. Females only feature as main characters in...

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Excellent

ProGood story, great use of colour

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Handa's Surprise I was working in the school library, when I stumbled across this book - it brought back memories of when I used to read it both to my own children and also the children in my class. What is it all about? This is a beautifully illustrated picture book published by Walker Books. It...

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Excellent

Probrightly coloured, Multi-cultural and educational

ConsSimple tail perhaps not for older kids

Author/Illustrator: Eileen Brown Publisher: Walker Books Ltd Published Date: July 1995 No of Pages: 32 Genre: Children's fiction Age Suitability: 2-5 Awards: Short listed for the 1995 Sheffield Children's Book Award About the author Born in Birmingham, Eileen Browne has lived and worked in London...

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Super

ProVery colourful with plenty to talk about

ConsStory is quite basic

Handa's Surprise Like many people who work or live with children Eileen Browne thought that she would be able to write a successful children's book. After all, all you need to do is write a couple of lines per page, create an attractive central character and throw in some moral or life lesson and...

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“Handa's Surprise”

published 03/03/2008

ProLovely story set in Kenya

Consnone

Handa's Surprise-Eileen brown Handa's surprise is a really simple story set in Kenya. It is a great multicultural book that is often used in pre-school, nursery and early years settings. It introduces children to different cultures with different animals, foods and ways of life through words and...

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