Awkward Aardvark (Paperback)

By Mwenye Hadithi, Adrienne Kennaway (Illustrator)

Hodder Children's Books, 9780340525814, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 18, 1991



Aardvark's snoring keeps the other animals awake night after night. Something has got to be done Mongoose calls on the others for help, but it is not until the termites get involved that the problem is solved.

This is the story of how Awkward Aardvark came to sleep during the day and eat termites at night.

About the Author

Author: Mwalimu is the pseudonym of journalist and novelist Peter Upton and this was his first book for children. Illustrator: Adrienne Kennaway moved from Kenya to London when she was 15 to study at the Ealing School of Art. Later she attended L'Academia de Belle Arte in Rome. It was on her return to Kenya that she began illustrating the picture books that have made her well known.