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Adrienne Kennaway

  • 4 stars across 31 books
    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 Arctic Song, Rainbow Bird and Curious Clownfish.

    Eric Maddern studied sociology and psychology at Sheffield University, then spent 10 years travelling around the world. He now performs all over the country as a storyteller and folk singer, and he has built a roundhouse in the grounds of his home, where he holds storytelling events. He lives in Gwnyedd, Wales.


    Eric's books for Frances Lincoln are Death in a Nut, Nail Soup, Cow on the Roof, Earth Story and Life Story, Fire Children, The King with Horse's Ears, Spirit of the Forest, Rainbow Bird, The King and the Seed and Curious Clownfish.


    To visit Eric Maddern's website click here

    1st February 1989

    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... More

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    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... More

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    1st September 1998

    Meerkat in Trouble

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    7th August 2008

    This is the Reef

    This is a celebration of the Great Barrier Reef and the significance it has on the marine life forms that it feeds, shel... More

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    1st January 2007

    This is the Oasis

    This is a celebration of an oasis - the green jewel of the desert - and the significance this has on the plant, animal a... More

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    17th June 2010

    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... More

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    17th March 1994

    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... More

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    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... More

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    1st 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 ... More

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