Double Trouble for Anna Hibiscus!

By Atinuke

Illustrated by Lauren Tobia

"Anna Hibiscus," whispers her father. "Come and see..." "Babies!" says Anna. "Two babies!

From the stellar team of Atinuke and Lauren Tobia comes the third Anna Hibiscus picture book title brimming with all the best-loved Hibiscus family members – and Anna's two brand new baby brothers! Everything is changing for Anna Hibiscus, she's a sister! But – oh dear – everyone is now so busy! Uncle Bizi-Sunday is shopping for the babies, Aunty Joli and Aunty Grace are rocking the babies and Mama and Grandma are fast asleep ... but just who has time for Anna Hibiscus? "I hate Double Trouble!" shouts Anna. But Anna Hibiscus is amazing so it won't be long before everyone finds time for her again! A story which perfectly captures the anxiety and thrill of having a new sibling, this is a great title for any family with a new baby, or a baby on the way!

Categories: Picture Books

For readers aged: 3+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781406365719
  • Published: 02 Jun 2016
  • Price: £6.99
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  • Size: 270 x 245 mm
  • Pages: 40

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'A double pleasure for old friends and new readers alike.' Kirkus Review

'This is a joyful and affectionate portrait of a close-knit family in contemporary Africa perfectly captures the anxiety and thrill of having a new sibling, making it the ideal story for any family with a new baby, or a baby on the way. Love – and gorgeous Anna – win all hearts by the time the last page has turned…' Lancashire Evening Post

'This gorgeously colourful picture book tells a simple but important tale that all older siblings will be able to relate to.' Children's books Ireland

'Another joyous Anna Hibiscus picture book from Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor winner Atinuke.' CBC Children’s Book Council of America

'This warm, gentle story is perfect for any big brother or sister with a new sibling or two on the way.' Children's Books Ireland

'The illustrations are vibrant and charming, bringing both the African setting and the loving family atmosphere to life.' Children's Books Ireland

'But what shines through most is the warmth and closeness of her large extended family, which still has plenty of time and attention to give to Anna.' Publishers Weekly

'Readers and listeners who meet this lively child for the first time in this universal story will likely be intrigued enough by her mixed-race family and her culturally different but oh-so-similar life to go on to other Anna Hibiscus episodes, in both picture and chapter books.' Kirkus Review

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