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Mwenye Hadithi

Mwenye Hadithi

  • 5 stars across 17 books

Author: Mwalimu is the pseudonym of journalist and novelist Peter Upton and this was his first book for children.

Illustrator: Adrienne Kennaway moved from Kenya to London when she was 15 to study at the Ealing School of Art. Later she attended L'Academia de Belle Arte in Rome. It was on her return to Kenya that she began illustrating the picture books that have made her well known.

15th April 2004

African Animal Tales: Greedy Zebra

When the animals discovere a cave full of furs and skins, they discarde their drab skins for glossy new ones. Greedy z... MoreAfrican Animal Tales: Greedy Zebra

(4 reviews) Review
17th August 2017

The Wild Fluffalump

(2 reviews) Review
14th October 2004

African Animal Tales: Crafty Chameleon

Tormented every morning by leopard and bullied by crocodile, the clever little chameleon decides to play a trick on th... MoreAfrican Animal Tales: Crafty Chameleon

(1 review) Review
3rd May 1990

African Animal Tales: Lazy Lion

Lazy Lion orders the animals to build him a house on the African plain. The Weaver Birds build him a house of ... MoreAfrican Animal Tales: Lazy Lion

(1 review) Review
11th February 2016

African Animal Tales: Sleepy Cheetah

This is the story of how Cheetah got her distinctive spots, and discovered that she could run as fast as the wind. ... MoreAfrican Animal Tales: Sleepy Cheetah

(1 review) Review
6th August 2009

African Animal Tales: Cross Crocodile

Long ago on the Great African Plains, it was so dry before the rain came that all the animals were hot, and thirsty, and... MoreAfrican Animal Tales: Cross Crocodile

(1 review) Review
14th April 2005

African Animal Tales: Baby Baboon

Leopard is hungry, but he is also lazy. How will he catch his dinner? Leopard recruits the help of Baboon and Baby Bab... MoreAfrican Animal Tales: Baby Baboon

(0 reviews) Review
17th February 1994

African Animal Tales: Hungry Hyena

Hungry Hyena steals Fish Eagle's dinner and sets off a chain of events which leads to the hyenas reaching for the moon... MoreAfrican Animal Tales: Hungry Hyena

(0 reviews) Review
4th June 2009

African Animal Tales: Laughing Giraffe

In the days long ago, Giraffe was the noisiest animal on the Great African Plain. He shouted a lot and he laughed all ... MoreAfrican Animal Tales: Laughing Giraffe

(0 reviews) Review
2nd June 2011

African Animal Tales: Bumping Buffalo

Bumping Buffalo liked to bump. He had great big horns with a huge pad in the middle, just right for bumping the other an... MoreAfrican Animal Tales: Bumping Buffalo

(0 reviews) Review
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