Anna Hibiscus lives in Africa, amazing Africa. Anna is amazing too! Anna Hibiscus and her family are going to the village with Grandfather. They travel by bus through mangrove swamp and rainforest, through scrubland and rivers, over hills and mountains. When they arrive, everyone stays in Anna's family house, which first belonged to her great-grandmother and great-grandfather. Little has changed since then: there is no running water, no electricity, no road and no signal. But Anna Hibiscus' life is about to change in many ways: cousin Joy is going to get married, and Grandfather - Grandfather talks about staying in the village! This is the sixth book in this charming series about a much-loved character all children will relate to. Anna Hibiscus titles have been shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award and have won the Boston Horn Book Award, the Cybils Award, a Gryphon Honor and listed as a Time Out New York Best 50 Children's Books Ever. This is the sixth book in this charming young illustrated fiction series about the loveable Anna Hibiscus.
Atinuke was born in Nigeria and spent her childhood in both Africa and the UK. She now tells stories in schools, theatres and festivals all over the world. Atinuke has written two young fiction series, one about Anna Hibiscus and another about No. 1, the No. 1 car spotter, as well as two picture books about Anna Hibiscus. She lives with her husband and sons in a cabin on a mountain overlooking the sea in Pembrokeshire, Wales. Lauren Tobia lives in Southville, Bristol. She shares her tiny house with her husband and their two yappy Jack Russell terriers. When Lauren is not drawing, she can be found drinking tea on her allotment.