Amari and the Night Brothers - Amari and the Night Brothers (Paperback) Look Up! (Paperback) High-Rise Mystery - The High-Rise Mysteries 1 (Paperback) Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History (Paperback) Me, My Dad and the End of the Rainbow: Exclusive Edition (Paperback) When Life Gives You Mangoes (Paperback) Clean Up (Paperback) Ghost - RUN SERIES 1 (Paperback) Coming to England: An Inspiring True Story Celebrating the Windrush Generation (Paperback) M is for Melanin: A Celebration of the Black Child (Paperback)

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A rip-roaring supernatural adventure with a lovable lead character, Alston’s gripping debut features a missing brother, a sinister organisation and a thoroughly evil magician.
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This joyous, life-affirming picture book introduces the lovable Rocket, a space-obsessed girl who wants everybody to be as excited as her about an impending meteor shower. Bursting with eye-popping, vivid illustrations, Look Up! is a book that all budding young astronauts will love.
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The murder of their art school teacher sets young sleuths Nik and Norva on a thrilling adventure to bring his killer to justice in Jackson's winning detective story with vibrant urban setting and winning characterisation.
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Meet the little leaders. They're brave. They're bold. They changed the world. Featuring 40 trailblazing black women in the world's history, this book educates and inspires as it relates true stories of women who broke boundaries and exceeded all expectations.
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Packed with heart and humour, Dean’s soaring debut follows young Archie Albright and his best friends on a determined quest to understand his parents' separation following a revelation from his father.
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Both a wonderful evocation of a Caribbean island childhood and a gripping mystery with a jaw-dropping twist, Getten’s debut leads us into the strange story of Clara who is desperate to regain the lost memory of what happened to her during a storm the previous summer.
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Once more featuring the lovable Rocket, Bryon and Adeola’s delightful follow-up to the Waterstones Children's Book Prize-winning Look Up! teaches an important message about plastic pollution whilst providing a hugely entertaining and empowering story.
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Running. That's all Ghost has ever known. But he's been running for all the wrong reasons - until he meets Coach who sees something in Ghost: crazy natural talent. If Ghost can stay on track, he could be the best sprinter in the city. Can Ghost harness his raw talent for speed, or will his past finally catch up to him?
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The inspiring true story of Floella Benjamin, written and illustrated for the first time as a picture book for young children.
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Your worth is not determined by what you have, but by who you are.
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This book brings together 52 icons of colour from the past and present in a celebration of achievement.
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A heart-wrenching true story about life in a Kenyan refugee camp that will restore your faith in real-life happy endings.Omar and his brother Hassan, two Somali boys, have spent a long time in the Dadaab refugee camp.
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Pairing brilliant Black British authors and illustrators, this immersive anthology of stories examining home and belonging boasts an introduction from former Waterstones Children’s Book Prize category winner Sharna Jackson.
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An important and timely book on race and racism, encouraging children to think for themselves about the issues involved
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Organised into twenty sections, each confronting a different theme related to race and prejudice, This Book is Anti-Racist is an invaluable tool to help self-educate and foster activism. Covering history, theory and practical measures, Jewell and Durand’s guide is an essential volume for all young readers.
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With a wry sense of humour and bold illustrations, Haddow and Adeola’s riotous, vibrant tale of bears in the family is a wonderfully warm-hearted tribute to dads the world over.
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A first, personal introduction to the Africa continent for young children aged 4+ from Nigerian storyteller Atinuke.Africa, Amazing Africa is Atinuke's first introduction to the African continent – an exciting starting point for young children aged 4+. With double-pages to introduce the different regions of Africa (South, East, West, Central and...
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Former recipient of the Waterstones Children’s Book of the Year award Dapo Adeola crafts a tender and inspiring picture book about growing up Black, incorporating stunning artwork from eighteen illustrators of colour.
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Meet intergalactic sleuths Connor and Ethan in the fun-filled first instalment of a new series illustrated by Waterstones Children’s Book Prize-winner Dapo Adeola.
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Both a tender account of the loving relationship between a father and daughter and a celebration of Afro-Caribbean hair, Cherry’s picture book adaptation of his Oscar-winning short film is a feelgood treat from start to finish.
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An exquisitely rendered and vibrantly colourful meditation on the meaning of freedom that will engage and inspire readers both young and old.
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ALL people have the right to be treated fairly, no matter who they are, what they look like or where they come from. This is called equality. An ABC of Equality introduces complicated concepts to the youngest of children. 
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The charming sequel to The Mega Magic Hair Swap, Humes’s tale of starting a new school year is a great guide to embracing big changes in young lives.
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From the National Book Award-winning author of Stamped from the Beginning and How to Be an Antiracist comes a fresh new board book that empowers parents and children to uproot racism in our society and in ourselves.
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Mai and Rose are best friends but they're not two peas in a pod. Mai has dark hair that is curly and never stays put. Why couldn't she have perfect hair just like her best friend Rose? When a magical coconut grants each girl their wish, and they get the hair they've always dreamt of, the friends are overjoyed. However, they soon learn that perfect hair is not everything it's cracked up to be...
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'Athletes, especially black athletes, must use every resource at their command to right things that are wrong' - Arthur Ashe FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, VASHTI HARRISON Meet the little leaders. They're brave. They're exceptional. They changed the world.Did you know that the father of African cinema was originally a bricklayer?Or that Vogue'...
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The beloved poet and author pays tribute to the wonders of the natural world in incandescent verse, accompanied by gorgeous illustrations from Nila Aye.
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Official picture-book edition of Nelson Mandela's bestselling autobiography
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Positive, heartwarming and engaging, Renee Watson’s story of young Ryan Hart growing up in middle class America tackles important issues of race, class and unemployment in an inclusive and sensitive fashion. Surrounded by an endearingly flawed family, Ryan’s touching tale both educates and entertains.
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Zadie Smith teams up with acclaimed poet Nick Laird and debut illustrator Magenta Fox to produce a marvellously funny and warm-hearted story about a rather unconventional guinea pig.

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Floella Benjamin's important childhood memoir of growing up as part of the Windrush generation.

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