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.
Need a little more punch from your page turners? We hear you, sports fans. These sporty books are guaranteed to win you over. From underdogs to champions; from Olympic champs to YouTubers – these reads make quite the A-Team.
Not all superheroes wear capes. A lot of them turn out to be dads or father figures in our lives. So, to celebrate those heroes, we’ve picked out some of our favourite father figures from children’s books.
Meet five amazing men and women from black history – they were exceptional, they were brave and they changed Britain for the better.
The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and the Horse creator joins Dapo Adeola, Coralie Bickford-Smith, Jackie Morris and Vashti Harrison to raise funds for the National Literacy Trust.
Author of Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History, Vashti Harrison discusses the importance of profiling diverse heroes, role models, and everyday women in books.
Get to know these five extraordinary figures from black history – they were brave, they were bold, they changed the world!
In February 2017, Vashti Harrison began a mission to illustrate and tell the stories of women from black history as part of a Black History Month challenge. Discover six of the forty amazing women she features in Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History...
Featuring 40 trailblazing black women in the world's history, Little Leaders is the inspirational true stories of women who broke boundaries and exceeded all expectations. To celebrate it being our Audio Pick of the Month, we spoke to Pippa Bennett-Warner - narrator of the audiobook - about her experience and what it meant to her.
Vashti Harrison earned her MFA in Film/Video from CalArts and BA from the University of Virginia. Her experimental films and documentaries have shown around the world at film festivals. After a brief stint in television as a production coordinator, she is now a freelance graphic designer and a picture-book illustrator. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, USA.
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