Brilliant Black British History Hardcover

Brilliant Black British History Hardcover

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'This powerful, vividly illustrated book proudly reframes Black British history'
The Guardian

'I started reading and couldn't put it down. It's the kind of book I wish I'd had when I was a kid'

Joseph Coelho, Children's Laureate

'This book is revolutionary'

Kelechi Okafor, actor, writer and podcast host

An eye-opening story of Britain, focusing on a part of our past that has mostly been left out of the history books: the brilliant Black history of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland.

Did you know that the first Britons were Black? Or that some of the Roman soldiers who invaded and ruled Britain were Black, too? Join this fascinating journey through the ages to meet those first Britons, as well as the Black Tudors, Georgians and Victorians who existed in every walk of life here. The incredible journey through time is brought to life through Atinuke's fascinating storytelling and illustrated scenes, detailed maps, and timelines created by illustrator Kingsley Nebechi.

From science and sport to literature and law, celebrate the brilliant Black people who have helped build Britain. Learn about key and complex historical topics such as the world wars, slavery, the industrial revolution, Windrush and the Black Lives Matter movement. This fascinating book will change everything you thought you knew about our green-grey British isles.

'We would recommend this book to any child, adult or teacher'
Stop Hate UK

Hardcover

31 Aug 2023

64 pages

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