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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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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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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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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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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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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BABY GOES TO MARKET by Atinuke
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"Indeed, no one will be able to resist this baby. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Baby is so charming that various vendors in this West African market gift him all sorts of yummies. 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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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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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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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 >

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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 >