Amari and the Night Brothers (Paperback) High-Rise Mystery - The High-Rise Mysteries 1 (Paperback) Look Up! (Paperback) When Life Gives You Mangoes (Paperback) Coming to England: An Inspiring True Story Celebrating the Windrush Generation (Paperback) Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History (Paperback) Me, My Dad and the End of the Rainbow: Exclusive Edition (Paperback) Hey You!: An empowering celebration of growing up Black (Paperback) Clean Up! (Paperback) Young Gifted and Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present (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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With its vibrant urban setting and winning characterisation, High Rise Mystery is a welcome addition to the burgeoning child detective genre. The murder of their art school teacher sets young sleuths Nik and Norva on a thrilling adventure. High Rise Mystery is, at its heart, a classic children's whodunnit.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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This book brings together 52 icons of colour from the past and present in a celebration of achievement.
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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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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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'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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Omar and his brother Hassan, two Somali boys, have spent a long time in the Dadaab refugee camp. The hunger is constant . but there's football to look forward to, and now there's a chance Omar will get to go to school . This book perfectly depicts life in a refugee camp for 8-12 year olds.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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An important and timely book on race and racism, encouraging children to think for themselves about the issues involved
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Your worth is not determined by what you have, but by who you are.
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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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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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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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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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Official picture-book edition of Nelson Mandela's bestselling autobiography
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Floella Benjamin's important childhood memoir of growing up as part of the Windrush generation.
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CATEGORY AND OVERALL WINNER OF THE SLA AWARDSThis book is British-Nigerian storyteller Atinuke's personal love letter to the African continent, and its 55 countries in all their variety. It divides Africa into five sections: South, East, West, Central and North, each with its own introduction. This is followed by a page per country, containing a de...
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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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