Eileen Browne is a bestselling author and illustrator, well known for her picture book classic, Handa's Surprise, and its sequel, Handa's Hen, both of which have been adapted into national puppet theatre productions and which have, together, sold over one million copies in more than twenty countries worldwide. In 2014, Handa's Surprisewas named one of the `50 best culturally diverse children's books' of all time, in a list compiled by a distinguished independent panel of children's book experts. Originally from Birmingham, Eileen now lives in Wiltshire.
Eileen Browne's brilliantly simple story showcases an incredible range of peculiar animals. Children will have great fun trying to mimic the noises... Browne's beautiful illustrations are vibrant and full of colour and any little readers with an interest in unusual animals will be delighted by these detailed paintings. * BookTrust *