Leopard is hungry, but he is also lazy. How will he catch his dinner? Leopard recruits the help of Baboon and Baby Baboon to trap Hare whom he plans to eat for his dinner. But Leopard is outwitted and Baby Baboon laughs and laughs. This is the story of how Leopard came to lie in wait in the trees and why you just might hear Baby Baboon laughing and laughing.
This is Book 8 in the African Animal Tales Series. See all African Animal Tales books here.
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 pictMore about Mwenye Hadithi
Adrienne Kennaway studied at Ealing Art School and the Accademia di Belle Arti in Rome. A great lover of all forms of nature, she won the 1987 Kate Greenaway Medal for Crafty Chameleon. She lives in County Kerry, Ireland.
Adrienne's books for Frances Lincoln are This is the Oasis, This is the Reef and This is the Tree, Jungle Song and