Children's reading lists

13 wonderful children’s books by Black authors and illustrators

From tales about brave kids and great friendships to unforgettable memoirs and true stories, we’ve rounded up our favourite books by Black children’s authors and illustrators.

Puffin team
A picture of a selection of books by black authors on a bright orange background with pink squiggles
Image: Ryan MacEachern/Penguin

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