Search Results: "Atinuke"


BOOK REVIEW

SPLASH, ANNA HIBISCUS! by Atinuke
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"North American readers and listeners are likely to catch Anna's enthusiasm just as quickly. (Picture book. 3-7)"
On a family trip to the beach, Anna Hibiscus convinces her extended family to join her, splashing and laughing in the waves. Read full book review >

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LOVE FROM ANNA HIBISCUS by Atinuke
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2017

"An empathetic look at hard problems, beautifully modulated for chapter-book readers. (Fiction. 5-9)"
In typical gentle style, the seventh book in the Anna Hibiscus series provides a glimpse into the problems of an inequitable system. Read full book review >

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WELCOME HOME, ANNA HIBISCUS by Atinuke
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2017

"More Anna Hibiscus stories are certainly most welcome! (Fiction. 5-9)"
As the title indicates, Anna Hibiscus returns home to Africa from her visit with her Canadian family. Read full book review >

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ANNA HIBISCUS by Atinuke
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"A welcome window into an unfamiliar world. (Fiction. 5-9)"
Linked short stories star Anna Hibiscus, who lives in a large house in a compound in "amazing Africa" with baby brothers Double and Trouble, parents and extended family. Read full book review >

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YOU'RE AMAZING, ANNA HIBISCUS by Atinuke
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2017

"Be prepared. Readers say farewell to Anna Hibiscus as tears 'drop off the corners of her smile.' (Fiction. 5-9)"
The importance of family during difficult times permeates the final book in the Anna Hibiscus series. Read full book review >

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DOUBLE TROUBLE FOR ANNA HIBISCUS! by Atinuke
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"A double pleasure for old friends and new readers alike. (Picture book. 3-7)"
When twins arrive, Anna Hibiscus finds it hard to share her extended family. Read full book review >

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ANNA HIBISCUS' SONG by Atinuke
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Young readers and listeners will surely embrace her as enthusiastically as chapter-book readers already have. (Picture book. 3-7)"
In amazing Africa, Anna Hibiscus discovers her own special way to show her happiness after trying out what other family members do. Read full book review >

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GOOD LUCK, ANNA HIBISCUS! by Atinuke
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2011

"Readers may begin Anna's story here; they will certainly want to go back to read earlier stories and will look forward to learning what happens next. (Fiction. 5-9)"
The amazing African world introduced in the first two Anna Hibiscus books has turned from lush to dry and dusty. Read full book review >

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GO WELL, ANNA HIBISCUS by Atinuke
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2017

"Readers will be thrilled to discover the next book in the series is already available. (Fiction. 5-9)"
This sixth installment of the Anna Hibiscus series finds Anna leaving the big white house in the city where she lives with her extended family to experience life in Grandfather's rural village. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE NO. 1 CAR SPOTTER AND THE FIREBIRD by Atinuke
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"A delightful immersion in an unfamiliar world for early chapter-book readers. (Fiction. 7-11)"
In four connected short stories set in a tiny African village, No. 1 fulfills his dream of seeing a Pontiac Firebird up close and meeting its professor owner. Read full book review >

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THE NO. 1 CAR SPOTTER by Atinuke
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"First published in England in 2010, this promises another engaging chapter-book series, a treat for lively middle-grade boys. (Fiction. 7-11) "
Oluwalase Babatunde Benson, otherwise known as No. 1, is not only the best car-spotter in his African village, his electric ideas improve village life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HAVE FUN, ANNA HIBISCUS! by Atinuke
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2011

"A welcome addition to the sparse collection of stories for young readers about modern African life. (Fiction. 5-9)"
Raised in a suburban compound among an extended African family, Anna Hibiscus travels to Canada to visit her other grandmother and see snow. Read full book review >