visión de conjunto:Críticas A wonderfully-illustrated counting tale set in beautiful Africa. * theschoolrun.com * ...simple repetitive narrative...accompanied by bold vibrant spreads. Handa's Surprise published seven years ago has become a classroom classic and I have no doubt that this new title will become a firm favourite. * The Bookseller * This picture book throbs with sunshine. A stunning book. * The Independent * Reseña del editor In the sequel to the modern classic Handa's Surprise two girls count all of the exotic and exciting animals they discover as they search for their grandma's hen.Learn to count with Handa in the sequel to the bestselling Handa's Surprise. Every morning Handa a young girl from the Luo tribe of Kenya 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? Luminous colours depict a lush natural setting in this stunningly illustrated story perfect for reading aloud. Biografía del autor 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’ of all time in a list compiled by a distinguished independent panel of children’s book experts. Originally from Birmingham Eileen now lives in Wiltshire.