The delightful illustrations beautifully compliment the stories.
I am both a teacher and a parent and this series is amazing at keeping early and older readers entertained as well as teaching the children about different cultures.
It's great for kids to know what life is like overseas, but there's always the danger that they'll just assume that all of Africa is one and the same.
Oh, halleluiah--a decent early chapter book! My 5-year-old and I loved this book and I immediately ordered all the sequels. Read morePublished 8 months ago by freetobeachild
I had never heard of this gem until the author visited our local school. I am so suprized that this book series is not more popular and on more parents'/teachers'/librarians'... Read morePublished 10 months ago by KLZO
I adore this series. A wonderful look at a loving family and sweet girl. Set in the current time period African city.Published on April 22, 2013 by rebecca melonson
Our school librarian suggested the book for summer reading. I loved reading the book to my second grader and loved it more as she read it to me. We now have the series.Published on September 5, 2011 by Ima
Anna Hibiscus lives in a lovely old house in Africa with her twin baby brothers (aptly named Double and Trouble), parents, aunties, uncles, cousins, and grandparents. Read morePublished on January 26, 2011 by Yana V. Rodgers