Handa's Hen

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Handa's Hen
Written by Eileen Browne
Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0763653616
ISBN-13: 9780763653613
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Handa's Hen

author/illustrator: Eileen Browne

Every morning, Handa, a young girl from the Luo tribe, feeds breakfast to Mondi, her grandma's black hen. This morning, however, Mondi is nowhere to be seen. So Handa and her friend Akeyo set off on a hunt, coming upon two fluttery butterflies, three stripy mice, four little lizards, five beautiful sunbirds, and many more intriguing creatures. But where could Mondi be? Is that a faint cheeping they hear under the bush? Might Mondi have a surprise in store (or maybe even ten of them)? Luminous colors depict a lush natural setting in this gentle, repetitive story perfect for reading aloud.
"This picture book throbs with sunshine. A stunning book." — The Independent (U.K.)
suggested retail price (U.S.):
$6.99
isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763653616 / 9780763653613
pub date:
08/2011
type/format:
Picture Books / Paperback
age range:
3 yrs - 7 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 10 1/4" x 8 7/16"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 2
 
subjects:
Concepts; People & Places; Social Issues; Animals;
author’s comments:
Eileen Browne is the author-illustrator of the acclaimed Handa’s Surprise and many other picture books for children. She lives in Wiltshire, England.
 
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