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Hooray For Anna Hibiscus: Racing Reads

By Atinuke
Illustrated by Lauren Tobia

A collection of four linked stories about family life set in modern west Africa.

Anna Hibiscus lives in amazing Africa with her family in a wonderful house in a beautiful garden in a big city. Join Anna as she sings for the president, gets in a terrible tangle with her hair and visits the other side of the city.

  • Original and understated, this is a charming depiction of modern-day family life in west Africa.
  • Praise for "Anna Hibiscus": "A wonderful collection of colourful, warm and lively stories to be read over and over." Primary Times

About the author

Atinuke was born in Nigeria and spent her childhood in both Africa and the UK. Her stories are a medley of traditional folklore and contemporary urban life.

About the illustrator

Lauren Tobia completed a degree in illustration from the University of the West of England. Whilst studying, she was highly commended in the Macmillan Children's Book Prize. "Anna Hibiscus"was her first children's book.

ISBN: 9781406314953
Imprint: WALKER PAPERBACK
Distributor: Harper Collins Distribution Services for Australia and New Zealand
Binding: NS-PB
Release Date: January 1, 2009
Dimensions: 130 x 198mm, 96pp
Stock Status: STOCK
Australian RRP: $13.95
New Zealand RRP: $15.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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