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Literature

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Double Trouble for Anna Hibiscus

By Atinuke
Illustrated by Lauren Tobia
Published by Walker

Paperback

Price £7.99
9781406365719
Publisher Walker

This third picture book about Anna Hibiscus and her family in Africa begins with a picture showing someone arriving at a house during the night with a bag. What is happening? Morning comes and Anna Hibiscus is wakened by her father with the news that her twin brothers have been born. She tries to get the attention of various members of her family but all are too busy or too tired due to the babies’ arrival. At first Anna Hibiscus declares ‘it’s not fair!’ but soon discovers that everyone is her family is warmly welcome and that love can be shared.