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 Surprise was named one of the 'Diverse Voices 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.
Rich, hot colours and fluid brush-strokes zap each scene into
life... * The Independent on Sunday *
...so luscious it seems almost edible... * The Observer *
With beautifully drawn animals and rich colours immaculately displayed on every page, this book is a brilliant introduction for toddlers and children under five years. * Handa's Surprise featured as one of Pride Magazine's 'best books' for children. *
Featured/recommended * Yellow Brick Road *
"Young readers will enjoy the rich, brightly-coloured illustrations, as well as the gentle humour of a story about sharing and friendship." * Amnesty.org.uk *