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The Honey Hunters by Francesca Martin
Published by Walker, 1994

Once upon a time all the animals were friends – the cock and the bush cat, the antelope and the leopard, the zebra and the lion, the elephant and man. Then, one day, the honey-guide bird took them on a search for honey – and that is when the trouble began…

The Honey Hunters by Francesca Martin

‘The words are rhythmic and simple – and the delicate watercolours are full of surprising detail.” Junior Education

“Francesca Martin’s glowing watercolours are both atmospheric and pretty, making a perfect match for this pleasing, traditional African folk tale.” Children’s Book of the Year

“A must for all primary classrooms and libraries.” The School Librarian

Shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway medal.

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