Reviews

  • "The greatest strength of the anthology lies in its careful and effective juxtapositioning of punchy, thought provoking contemporary narratives with the articulate, measured eloquence of those who lived through the ordeal"

    Guardian
  • "This excellent collection of stories, poems and first-hand accounts is published to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the Slave Trade Act"

    Carousel
  • "Unheard Voices deserves to be in every school in the country"

    Enid Stephenson, Carousel
  • "A riveting collection of stories, poems and first hand recollections on the theme of slavery that not only remembers and commemorates the 200th anniversary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade Act, but also celebrates the work of some of the finest black writers"

    Michela Horsfield, Daily Echo
  • "If you think that marking this bicentenary is slightly unnecessary and a bit of a fuss about nothing, Unheard Voices a collection of writings put together by award-winning children's author Malorie Blackman, about what it meant to be a slave, will change your mind"

    Newbury Weekly News