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Double Trouble for Anna Hibiscus!

By Atinuke
Illustrated by Lauren Tobia

Anna Hibiscus," whispers her father. "Come and see..." "Babies!" says Anna. "Two babies!

From the stellar team of Atinuke and Lauren Tobia comes the third Anna Hibiscus picture book title brimming with all the best-loved Hibiscus family members – and Anna's two brand new baby brothers! Everything is changing for Anna Hibiscus, she's a sister! But – oh dear – everyone is now so busy! Uncle Bizi-Sunday is shopping for the babies, Aunty Joli and Aunty Grace are rocking the babies and Mama and Grandma are fast asleep ... but just who has time for Anna Hibiscus? "I hate Double Trouble!" shouts Anna. But Anna Hibiscus is amazing so it won't be long before everyone finds time for her again! A story which perfectly captures the anxiety and thrill of having a new sibling, this is a great title for any family with a new baby, or a baby on the way!

  • The third Anna Hibiscus picture book from the stellar team of Atinuke and Lauren Tobia brimming with all the best-loved Hibiscus family members.
  • A joyful and affectionate portrait of a close-knit family in present-day Africa.
  • A great title for any family with a new baby (or babies!), the story perfectly captures both the anxiety and thrill of having a new sibling.

About the author

Atinuke is a Nigerian storyteller. She draws upon her recent ancestry from Yoruba land, England and Wales, and more ancient origins in Spain, Portugal and China, to tell stories from both the world of folktales and contemporary life. She has written many Anna Hibiscus Racing Read titles and has a new series entitled No. 1 Car Spotter. She lives in Newport, Pembrokeshire with her husband and two sons.

About the illustrator

Lauren Tobia worked as an intensive-care nurse before graduating from the University of the West of England with a degree in Illustration. While studying, she was highly commended in the Macmillan Children's Book Prize. She lives in Bristol and has two daughters and a greyhound called Mickey. Visit Lauren's website at www.laurentobia.com and follow her on twitter @laurentobia.

ISBN: 9781406347012
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: June 1, 2015
Dimensions: 245 x 270mm, 40pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $27.99
New Zealand RRP: $29.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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