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We Sang Across the Sea: The Empire Windrush and Me

Author: Zephaniah, Benjamin
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 24
Pub Date: 07/04/2022
Publisher: SCHOLASTIC
ISBN: 9780702311161
Availability: In Stock
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Quick overview A powerfully moving and beautiful picture book about the voyage of HMT Empire Windrush from national treasure, Benjamin Zephaniah.
£6.99
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A powerfully moving and beautiful picture book about
the voyage of HMT Empire Windrush from national treasure,
Benjamin Zephaniah.
The hopes, dreams and bravery of the Windrush generation are expressed
in this vivid story through the real-life experiences of
Trinidadian musician, Mona Baptiste.


Written as a brand-new poem by Benjamin Zephaniah, the book is
beautifully illustrated by the extraordinary artist, Onyinye Iwu.






The arrival of the Windrush in 1948 is celebrated each
year on Windrush Day, 22 June

Benjamin recently won a BAFTA for his Sky Arts show, Life
& Rhymes, a showcase of some of Britain's finest poets


This book is perfect for teaching young children about inclusivity
and diversity

Praise for Windrush Child:



'An invaluable story for any young readers who enjoy
adventure and want to learn more about the Windrush generation's
experience. Essential reading' Alex Wheatle

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