Handa's Surprise

Author: Eileen Browne

Publisher: Candlewick Press

ISBN: 0763653853

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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For use in schools and libraries only. When Handa, who lives in a Kenyan village, sets out to visit her friend in the next village with a basketful of tropical fruits on her head, the animals she passes on the way take advantage of the opportunity.

Handa's Surprise

Author: Eileen Browne,Adjoa Andoh

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781406308945

Category: Animals

Page: 26

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A bestselling picture book, brought to life with an animated DVD! Handa puts seven delicious fruits in a basket to take to her friend, Akeyo. As she walks, carrying the basket on her head, various creatures steal her fruits. But Handa has a surprise in store...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, Doctor Who).

Handa's Hen

Author: Eileen Browne

Publisher: Candlewick Press

ISBN: 0763653616

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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As Handa and her friend Akeyo, young members of Kenya's Luo tribe, search for her grandmother's missing hen, Mondi, they encounter increasing numbers of interesting animals but the black hen eludes them. 8,000 first printing.

No Problem

Author: Eileen Browne

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780744568066

Category: Children's stories

Page: 24

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No Problem is one of the Maths Together series, an early numeracy programme for parents and children to share. The set contains six picture books designed to introduce children, simply and enjoyably, to basic mathematical ideas. In addition, each book has its own detailed support notes.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Author: Eric Carle

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1524739553

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 26

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The all-time classic picture book, from generation to generation, sold somewhere in the world every 30 seconds! Have you shared it with a child or grandchild in your life? For the first time, Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar is now available in e-book format, perfect for storytime anywhere. As an added bonus, it includes read-aloud audio of Eric Carle reading his classic story. This fine audio production pairs perfectly with the classic story, and it makes for a fantastic new way to encounter this famous, famished caterpillar.

Handa's Surprising Day

Author: Eileen Browne

Publisher: Walker

ISBN: 9781406302189

Category: Chickens

Page: 64

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Featuring Handa, this storybook contains three linked stories and is designed to build reader confidence. The readers can join Handa, a young African girl living in a Kenyan tribe, as she goes about her everyday life, delivering fruit to her village, hunting for her Grandma's black hen with her friend, Akeyo and encountering a troublesome goat.

Cinderella of the Nile

Author: Beverley Naidoo

Publisher: One Story, Many Voices

ISBN: 9781910328293

Category: Cinderella (Tale)

Page: 40

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Beautifully retold by the award-winning author Beverley Naidoo, this earliest-known version of Cinderella is brought to life for the modern- day reader. Rhodopis is a Greek girl who is sold into slavery by bandits and taken to Egypt. Along the way she becomes friends with the storyteller Aesop and a host of playful animals. Her master gives her a pair of beautiful rose-red slippers, making three other servants jealous. But when Horus, the falcon, sweeps in to steal her slipper, Rhodopis has little idea that this act will lead her to the King of Egypt. The first in our 'One Story, Many Voices' series, this ancient story of Cinderella finds its echo in fairy tales all over the world.

How to Catch a Star

Author: Oliver Jeffers

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0698148770

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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From the illustrator of the #1 smash hit The Day the Crayons Quit comes a story about wishing, persevering, and reaching for the stars. Once there was a boy, and that boy loved stars very much. So much so that he decided to catch one of his very own. But how? Waiting for them to grow tired from being up in the sky all night doesn't work. Climbing to the top of the tallest tree? No, not tall enough. The boy has a rocket ship . . . but it is made of paper and doesn't fly well at all. Finally, just when the boy is ready to give up, he learns that sometimes things aren't where, or what, we expect them to be. Oliver Jeffers offers a simple, childlike tale of reaching for the stars, and emerging with a friend.

Daddy Lost His Job

Author: Jennifer Moore-Mallinos,Gustavo Mazali

Publisher: Barrons Juveniles

ISBN: 9781438003481

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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When their dad loses his job, two kids come up with a way to help save money around the house.

Alligator Alphabet

Author: Stella Blackstone,Stephanie Bauer

Publisher: Barefoot Books

ISBN: 9781841484945

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 48

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G is for giraffe. H is for horse. I is for iguana and impala too of course!

We're Going on a Lion Hunt

Author: David Axtell

Publisher: Square Fish

ISBN: 1250105463

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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This charming version of a well-known chant takes place on the African savanna In this beautifully illustrated rendition of a well-known children's chant, two sisters are looking not for a bear but for a lion—a lion that lives on the African savanna, where the girls go through swishy-swashy long grass, a splishy-splashy lake, and a Big Dark Cave. When they finally meet their lion, they have to run, run, run through it all again to get back home. Young readers will enjoy the playful language and beautiful paintings that reset a familiar story in a far-off part of the world.

Oliver's Fruit Salad

Author: Alison Bartlett,Vivian French

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444914952

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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Oliver, star of Oliver's Vegetables, is back from his healthy week eating vegetables at his grandpa's house. Suddenly, the fruit at home doesn't seem quite good enough for Oliver. What is his mum to do? Part of a bestselling series that has sold over 200,000 copies in the UK and export alone. Other titles in this series include Oliver's Vegetables and Oliver's Milkshake.

Bear on a Bike

Author: Stella Blackstone,Debbie Harter

Publisher: Barefoot Books

ISBN: 9781841483757

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 24

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Bear on a bike, As happy as can be, Where are you going, bear? Please wait for me!

Water Hole Waiting

Author: Jane Kurtz, & Christopher

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 9780060298500

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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It's a hot day on the savanna. The sun sizzles, bristles, and bakes. A young monkey wants to drink at the water hole. But wait! Blocking the way are irritable hippos, sharphoofed zebras, a toothy lion, huge elephants, and a lurking crocodile. Will Monkey ever get to taste cool water? Why is waiting so hard?

Koala Lou

Author: Mem Fox

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780152000769

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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A young koala, longing to hear her mother speak lovingly to her as she did before other children came along, plans to win back her distracted parent's attention. Reprint.

Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain

Author: Verna Aardema

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 9780333351642

Category: Africa

Page: 32

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Find out how Ki-pat the herd boy ended a dreadful drought. An enjoyable and vividly illustrated rhyming story.

Owen & Mzee

The Language of Friendship

Author: Isabella Hatkoff,Craig Hatkoff,Paula Kahumbu

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780439899598

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

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Provides the true story of the strong relationship between Mzee, the 130-year-old tortoise, and Owen, the orphaned baby hippo rescued from the tsunami floods, that has developed between this unlikely pair through their special form of communication of soft sounds and gestures.

Mama Panya's Pancakes

A Village Tale from Kenya

Author: Mary Chamberlin,Rich Chamberlin

Publisher: Barefoot Books

ISBN: 9781905236640

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 40

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Mama Panya has just enough money to buy ingredients for a few pancakes, so when her son Adika invites all their friends to join them, she is sure there will not be enough to go around. With facts about Kenya and Kiswahili.

The Dragonsitter

Author: Josh Lacey

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0316298999

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 96

View: 6065

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The first book in a fresh and funny new chapter book series, told completely in emails, about a boy named Eddie and a naughty pet dragon! Dear Uncle Morton, You'd better got on a plane right now and come back here. Your dragon has eaten Jemima. Emily loved that rabbit! It had sounded so easy: Eddie just needed to look after Uncle Morton's unusual pet for a week while he went on vacation. But soon the fridge is empty, the curtains are blazing, and the mailman is fleeing down the front path. The Dragonsitter will have readers laughing out loud and begging for more adventures.