Hungry Hyena steals Fish Eagle's dinner and sets off a chain of events which leads to the hyenas reaching for the moon ... with disastrous results. This is the story of how Hungry Hyena came to slink about on the great African plain and how Fish Eagle soars in the clouds.
This is Book 9 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