PUBLICATION MAY 2016
Handa puts seven delicious fruits in a basket to take to her friend, Akeyo. But on her walk she passes a variety of animals who find her fruit very inviting. When she arrives at her friend's village, Handa is in for a big surprise!
Eileen Browne is a bestselling author and illustrator, well known for her picture book classic, Handa's Surprise, and its sequel, Handa's Hen, both of which have been adapted into national puppet theatre productions and which have, together, sold over one million copies in more than twenty countries worldwide. In 2014, Handa's Surprise was named one of the "50 best culturally diverse children's books" in a list compiled by a distinguished independent panel of children's book experts. Originally from Birmingham, Eileen now lives in Wiltshire.