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JO JO AND GRAN Visit the Farm (Pre-Order Available Mid March)

JO JO AND GRAN Visit the Farm (Pre-Order Available Mid March)

JO JO AND GRAN Visit the Farm (Pre-Order Available Mid March) £6.99 In this story, JoJo is excited to show Gran Gran around the city farm - it's been a few months since she was last there, and she can't wait to see Melanie the chick again. But when they arrive at the chicken enclosure, they can't find the little fluffy chick - where could she be? About the show JoJo & Gran Gran is the first British-made animated show to feature a black family at its centre. For more information, hit the link!

The Lamplighter by Jackie Kay £9.99

The Lamplighter by Jackie Kay £9.99

The Lamplighter. Jackie Kay £9.99 First produced as a play, on the page it reads as a profound and tragic multi-layered poem. We watch as four women and one man tell the story of their lives through slavery, from the fort, to the slave ship, through the middle passage, following life on the plantations, charting the growth of the British city and the industrial revolution. Constance has witnessed the sale of her own child; Mary has been beaten to an inch of her life.

This Is Not a Valentine (Hardback) by Carter Higgins £10.99

This Is Not a Valentine (Hardback) by Carter Higgins £10.99

This Is Not a Valentine (Hardback) by Carter Higgins £10.99 This book is not a valentine. It doesn't have lacey edges or sugary hearts. But it is full of lucky rocks, secret hiding spots, and gumball machine treasures. This is a book about waiting in line and wishing for cinnamon buns. About recognizing that if you care so much about someone not thinking you care, maybe you really do. But wait-isn't that exactly what love is about? Maybe this book is sort of a valentine after all.

Insurgent Empire -Anti-Colonial Resistance and the British Dissent by Priyamvada Gopal£25.00

Insurgent Empire -Anti-Colonial Resistance and the British Dissent by Priyamvada Gopal£25.00

Insurgent Empire -Anti-Colonial Resistance and the British Dissent £25.00 Insurgent Empire shows how Britain's enslaved and colonial subjects were active agents in their own liberation. What is more, they shaped British ideas of freedom and emancipation back in the UK. Priyamvada Gopal examines a century of dissent on the question of empire and shows how British critics of empire were influenced by rebellions and resistance in the colonies. Click more information

We Should All Be Feminists: The Desk Diary 2021 (Hardback) £12.99

We Should All Be Feminists: The Desk Diary 2021 (Hardback) £12.99

We Should All Be Feminists: The Desk Diary 2021 (Hardback) £12.99 A beautiful hardback, elastic hinged desk diary with a week to a view alongside an inspiring and powerful quote or a photograph of Chimamanda and a brand-new introduction from her. 'We teach girls to shrink themselves, to make themselves smaller.' 'Not one day longer.' This year, with some words of wisdom to inspire you, you will walk tall. Make 2021 your biggest year yet, with this beautifully designed hardback!

The Other Black Girl , Zakiya Dalila Harris, Hardback (Pre-Order)

The Other Black Girl , Zakiya Dalila Harris, Hardback (Pre-Order)

The Other Black Girl - Twenty-six-year-old editorial assistant Nella Rogers is tired of being the only Black employee at Wagner Books. Fed up with the isolation and the micro-aggressions, she's thrilled when Hazel starts working in the cubicle beside hers. They've only just started comparing natural hair care regimens, though, when a string of uncomfortable events cause Nella to become Public Enemy Number One and Hazel, the Office Darling. Click the link for more information!

Who's Loving You: Love Stories by Women of Colour (Hardback) Pre-Order

Who's Loving You: Love Stories by Women of Colour (Hardback) Pre-Order

Who's Loving You, Love Stories by Women of Colour. 'A beautiful collection that I both lost and found myself in. Unbelievably exciting stories from some show-stoppingly talented writers.' Candice Carty-Williams, author of Queenie. Lost love. Forbidden Love. Unrequited love. Tenderness. Desire. A celebration of love in all its guises written by women of colour, with ten original short stories from bold new voices, literary prize-winners and national treasures. Click for more information!

This is Why I resist, Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu (Hardback)

This is Why I resist, Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu (Hardback)

'With This Is Why I Resist, Dr Shola is shaking a nation out of its slumber.' Annie Lennox OBE 'Written with fearless articulacy, this book recalibrates the conversation on race to ignite transformational change.' David Lammy MP 'This book is a passionate call to arms for anyone who wishes to look the other way. It is a must read.' Professor Kate Williams 'Inclusive, exciting and focused, This Is Why I Resist is a fantastic point of reference - more information when you click

Step Into Your Power: 23 lessons on how to live your best life by Andrea Pippins £14.99

Step Into Your Power: 23 lessons on how to live your best life by Andrea Pippins £14.99

"You are not alone, even if it feels that way sometimes." - Jamia Wilson Listen up! You've heard about heroes and read about the greats, but maybe you're not feeling so great yourself right now? More information when you click the link.

Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Power 16.99

Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Power 16.99

Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male Power (Hardback) A bold and provocative look at white male power from the New York Times number one bestselling author of So You Want to Talk About Race. From the author of So You Want to Talk About Race, a subversive history of white male American identity. What happens to a country that tells generation after generation of white men that they deserve power?

Omari McQueen's Best Bites Cook Book £12.99

Omari McQueen's Best Bites Cook Book £12.99

Omari McQueen's Best Bites Cook Book £12.99 From the star of TV's What's Cooking, Omari? comes a cookbook full of delicious vegan recipes, for young and old. Get cooking with the UK's youngest, award-winning vegan chef, Omari McQueen. Learn how to make over 35 plant-based recipes from pizza to pasta, snacks to smoothies. This easy-to-use cookbook is full to the brim with delicious natural treats!

White Tears/Brown Scars: How White Feminism Betrays Women of Colour (Hardback) £16.99

White Tears/Brown Scars: How White Feminism Betrays Women of Colour (Hardback) £16.99

An explosive and revelatory argument for deconstructing and confronting the entrenched notions of white supremacy and superiority that still reign today.' - Mireille Harper 'How is it that we have been so conditioned to privilege the emotional comfort of white people?' White tears possess a potency that is rarely acknowledged or commented upon, but they have long been used as a dangerous and insidious tool against people of colour, weaponised in order to invoke sympathy and divert blame.

Baby Vegan, ABC of Plant Food by Molly Egan £8.99

Baby Vegan, ABC of Plant Food by Molly Egan £8.99

A is for Avocado, O is for Organic and T is for Tofu in this beautiful ABC book designed to teach very young children the basic concepts of veganism. Baby Loves is a new range of giftable preschool ABC books that taps into the trends that matter. Stunningly illustrated with a cut-to-white aesthetic, each pocket-sized book is a perfect introduction to a key topic for babies.

This Book is Anti-Racist Journal+FREE pencil, Tiffany Jewell+A. Durand £7.99

This Book is Anti-Racist Journal+FREE pencil, Tiffany Jewell+A. Durand £7.99

This Book is Anti-Racist Journal+FREE pencil, Tiffany Jewell+A. Durand £7.99 An official companion to the #1 New York Times bestseller, this guided journal contains more than 50 activities to support your anti-racism journey. In This Book Is Anti-Racist, Tiffany Jewell and Aurélia Durand gave us an essential volume to understand anti-racism. Now, in the journal companion, understand your anti-racist self and dive further into the work.

Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones £16.99

Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones £16.99

Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones £16.99 A breathtaking tale of family secrets, from the bestselling author of An American Marriage Chaurisse and Dana have a lot in common. They both grew up in Atlanta, they shop at the same stores, visit the same restaurants. But unlike Chaurisse, Dana knows the truth: that the girls share the same father. A father with two families, one of which he is determined to keep secret.

Buddhist Tales by Sherab Chodzin £9.99

Buddhist Tales by Sherab Chodzin £9.99

Buddhist Tales by Sherab Chodzin £9.99 The Buddha taught that life is like a dream, yet real. The ways in which we may fruitfully engage with this mystery are playfully explored in numerous tales from the folk traditions of countries including India,China, Japan and Tibet. This is a collection of enthralling stories which illustrates various important aspects of Buddhist thought. Originally published in 1999. Perfect for a child or adult wanting a gentle introduction to Buddhism and new

Harriet Tubman - A Journey to Freedom, Sandra Agard / Regular Price 6.99 / On sale at £5.94

Harriet Tubman - A Journey to Freedom, Sandra Agard / Regular Price 6.99 / On sale at £5.94

Harriet Tubman - A Journey to Freedom, Sandra Agard / Regular Price 6.99 / On sale at £5.94 Be inspired by the lives of trailblazers past and present in this fun and factual biography series! (See Author Reading from this book in our instagram feed @Thisisbooklove_) How did Harriet Tubman help hundreds of enslaved people reach freedom? Born into slavery on a Maryland plantation, Harriet’s life was full of hardship.

Every Little Thing, Cedella Marley, Vanessa Brantley Newton (Illustrator) £5.99

Every Little Thing, Cedella Marley, Vanessa Brantley Newton (Illustrator) £5.99

Now in board book for the first time, Every Little Thing brings Bob Marleys beloved song to life for a new generation. Readers will relate to this universal story of one boy who won't let anything get him down, as long as he has the help of three very special little birds. Including all the lyrics of the original song plus new verses, this cheerful book will bring a smile to faces of all ages. Click for more information.

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This is Why I resist, Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu (Hardback)

'With This Is Why I Resist, Dr Shola is shaking a nation out of its slumber.' Annie Lennox OBE 'Written with fearless articulacy, this book recalibrates the conversation on race to ignite transformational change.' David Lammy MP 'This book is a passionate call to arms for anyone who wishes to look the other way. It is a must read.' Professor Kate Williams 'Inclusive, exciting and focused, This Is Why I Resist is a fantastic point of reference - more information when you click

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