• The Story of the Windrush children’s collage workshop

  • The BookLove tent at Brockwell Bounce Family Festival, Brockwell Park, London, SE24 0NG

Time: 2pm


Drop in and meet the author of The Story of the Windrush. Kandace will give a short talk to introduce children to the history behind her book before helping them to create their Windrush-inspired collage.

There will also be an opportunity to purchase a copy of The Story of the Windrush and have your book signed by the author.

No need to book, just turn up! All materials provided. Free but places are limited.

For ages 7 to 11. All children must be accompanied by an adult.


Celebrate with me

I’m delighted to announce that I’m now a full-time author having left my 9 to 5 job.

November 2022

The Story of Afro Hair longlisted for the UKLA Book Awards

I’m so thrilled to share the brilliant news that The Story of Afro Hair has been longlisted for the UKLA Book Awards 2023 in the 3 – 14+age category.

The books selected for the award are titles that teachers can share with pupils as part of regular classroom experience. The prestigious UKLA Book Awards are the only national awards judged entirely by teachers.

October 2022

The Story of Afro Hair chosen as Indie Book of the Month

I’m so delighted that my book celebrating the biology and history of Afro hair from ancient to modern times has been chosen as Indie Book of the Month. This means the book will be will be displayed at every independent bookshop throughout UK and Eire.

October 2021

Scholastic UK announce new Black history books for children

I’ve been self-publishing children’s Black history books since 2009. Now feels the right time to work with a mainstream publisher to make these much-needed stories more readily available. I’m looking forward to working with Scholastic UK.

September 2020