Handa’s Surprise

Handa's Surprise. Eileen Browne. Illustrated by Eileen Browne. 1994. Walker Books Ltd. 24 pages. “Handa's Surpise” by Eileen Browne follows Handa, who's part of the Luo tribe in south-west Kenya, on her journey to a neighbouring village.  She has carefully chosen seven delicious fruit to surprise her friend Akeyo with and ponders along the way which… Continue reading Handa’s Surprise


Playtime with Ted

Playtime with Ted. Sophy Henn.  Illustrations by Sophy Henn. 2017. Bloomsbury Children. 10 pages. "Playtime with Ted" is a simple but sweet story by Sophy Henn showing the different ways in which a little boy called Ted plays with an old cardboard box.  The book provides a beautiful insight into the creative mind of a… Continue reading Playtime with Ted