A powerfully moving and beautiful picture book about
the voyage of HMT Empire Windrush from national treasure,
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
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