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Hey You!: An empowering celebration of growing up Black

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Our mission is to inspire children to feel they can be and do anything, and to create readers for life. Hotjar sets this cookie to know whether a user is included in the data sampling defined by the site's pageview limit. Your selection was perfect for our children and what really made the difference was your ability to engage with each child, discuss their interests and help them to choose a suitable book based on your extensive knowledge of the books you were selling. An empowering celebration of growing up black and she worked on the 25th anniversary edition of Baroness Floella Benjamins classic memoir Coming to England. While the illustrations come from a collective effort, they flow successfully from page to page while honoring the diversity of the Black experience in all its beautiful hair styles, skin tones, and body shapes.

I would definitely recommend this book for use with KS1 pupils and maybe pupils in the last term of Recpetion.The fact that this is an "own voices" title that is clearly Dapo's vision, makes it extremely important and full of the kind of authenticity that is frankly too rare in children's publishing. I haven't charted out my visits for the summer term, but I'm sure there are several in the south) and thanks so much for being so fantastic! Penguin Random House) ‘When was the first time you felt empowered as a Black Person- that you deeply believed you could live your dreams?

is a lyrical, inspirational exploration of growing up Black, written by award-winning illustrator Dapo Adeola, and brought to life by some of the most exciting Black illustration talents working today.This book addresses - honestly, yet hopefully - the experiences Black children face growing up with systemic racism, as well as providing hope for the future, delivering a powerful message to a new generation of dreamers. Adeola was motivated by the question, ‘What might have been different had I felt more confident and assured in my skin at a younger age—if I’d seen my story told? Yet she is reminded that she stands on the shoulders of the great black community that has come before her – and that she has the power to be anything and anyone she wants to be. After the publication of I Don't Like Books and This Book Has Alpacas and Bears, she ventured outdoors with two books celebrating being outside - Puddling! Featuring the work of 18 illustrators, including Diane Ewen, Onyinye Iwu and Selom Sunu - since, as Adeola states: "I'm just one person, I can't possibly hope to speak for the entire diaspora" - it distils the fierce heartache of racist injustice as well as a passionate sense of joy and hope for the future.

When Reggie isn't drawing, he loves exploring San Diego, CA, watching anime, and hanging out with his wife Demi and min pin Bruce. BookTrustThis groundbreaking picture book is a lyrical, inspirational exploration of growing up Black, written by award-winning illustrator Dapo Adeola, and brought to life by some of the most exciting Black illustration talents working today. The Independent”This beautiful book also serves as a brilliant directory of work from black illustrators.

Totally recommend this book, perfect for a gift, or to add to your child’s personal or school library. All the illustrations appear to be digital, and this book could also be used to show different illustration styles. Facebook sets this cookie to show relevant advertisements to users by tracking user behaviour across the web, on sites that have Facebook pixel or Facebook social plugin.

This is the book I wish existed when I was a child, and I've bought several copies for the children in my life. A good balance, and the theme of sunflowers carried throughout the different artists' works helps to create a more unifying feeling in the text.Selected items may be purchased early for dispatch from the future date given in their product information. I wish I had books like these growing up, I would have probably found my power as a black girl much earlier in life! Some of the data that are collected include the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously. Nicole was born in the United States, grew up in The Bahamas and currently lives in West Yorkshire (UK) with her pet snake and human boyfriend. This picture book is definitely a must read for all those who interact with or have Black youth in their lives.

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