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Eileen Browne

  • 5 stars across 41 books
    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 "Diverse Voices 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.
    1st March 2019

    Handa's Surprise

    In pantomime spirit, children will long to tell Handa what's happening right behind her in this beautiful 25th anniversa... More

    (15 reviews)
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    7th July 2003

    Handa's Hen

    In the sequel to the modern classic, Handa's Surprise, two girls count all of the exotic and exciting animals they disco... More

    (2 reviews)
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    29th March 2012

    Boo Boo Baby and the Giraffe

    Part of the My First Picture Book series: perfect for every toddler to help encourage language skills, understanding, en... More

    (1 review)
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    19th June 2003

    Wait for me!

    An irresistible collection of stories brimming with bird-children, kind wizards, kings in broom cupboards, butterflies... More

    (0 reviews)
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    7th July 2003

    Handa's Hen

    In the sequel to the modern classic, Handa's Surprise, two girls count all of the exotic and exciting animals they disco... More

    (0 reviews)
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