John Agard's Windrush Child by John Agard, Sophie Bass
"A beautiful poetic and visual delight" Joseph Coelho
A BEAUTIFULLY EVOCATIVE STORY OF A CHILD'S JOURNEY TO ENGLAND ON BOARD EMPIRE WINDRUSH, FROM AN INTERNATIONALLY CELEBRATED, MULTI-AWARD-WINNING POET AND AN EXTRAORDINARY DEBUT ILLUSTRATOR.
"you're stepping into history
bringing your Caribbean eye
to another horizon"
With one last hug, Windrush chid waves goodbye to his Caribbean home and sets sail across the ocean to Britain. In this powerful picture book, full of hope and promise, celebrated poet John Agard and illustrator Sophie Bass movingly evoke the journey made by children and their families as part of the Windrush Generation.
PRAISE FOR JOHN AGARD'S WINDRUSH CHILD:
Longlisted for the Jhalak Children's & YA Prize 2023
Longlisted for the 2023 Yoto Carnegie Medal for Illustration
Shortlisted for the Spark! School Book Award 2023
Longlisted for the Children's Literature Festivals Book Awards 2023
|Number of pages:||25 unnumbered|