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Sleepy Cheetah
Author: Mwenye Hadithi

ISBN: 9781444926194
Format: Hardcover
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 22 March 2016
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.5 x 26.0 x 0.9
A brand-new title - Sleepy Cheetah - in this successful series of African folktales.

Long ago, Cheetah was sandy-coloured and lay snoozing all day on the Great African Plain. There was no need to run to hunt because animals tripped over her. But one day there is a fire, and all the other animals are fleeing. This is the story of how Cheetah got her markings, and discovered that she can run as fast as the wind.

An African tale with a traditional feel, celebrating the speed and grace of the Cheetah. The first book in the series - Greedy Zebra - was published in 1984 and the series has stayed in print ever since.

About the Author

Mwenye Hadithi was born in Nairobi in a rambling brick and wood house surrounded by ten acres. His early life was full of animals. He attended London University, studying languages and foreign literature. When his first attempts at short stories and radio plays were sold immediately, he decided to be the next great African Writer.

Adrienne Kennaway spent most of her formative life in Kenya, East Africa, where she deve...

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