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Hooray for Anna Hibiscus!

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. She works internationally as a storyteller, telling tales from both Africa and the African Diaspora. Her stories are a medley of traditional folklore and contemporary urban life. Set in the Africa of her childhood, Anna Hibiscus (9781406306552) was her first book. Atinuke lives with her husband and two young sons in Wales.

About the illustrator

Lauren Tobia worked as an intensive care nurse for many years before taking a foundation course and gaining a degree in illustration from the University of the West of England. While studying, she was highly commended in the Macmillan Children’s Book Prize. Anna Hibiscus (9781406306552) was her first children’s book. She lives in Bristol with her husband, two daughters and a greyhound called Mickey.

ISBN: 9781406314953
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: January 1, 2009
Dimensions: 129 x 198mm, 112pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $13.99
New Zealand RRP: $15.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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