• Write and publish your own non-fiction books for children.

  • First Annual Nubie Literature Festival, Reading

Join me as I share my mistakes, the challenges and the successes in creating three Black history books for children. This talk is for you if you want to know more about how to get started, develop your ideas and structure your book. Together we’ll explore whether to go the self-publishing or traditional publishing route, how to find and work with illustrators, things to remember when writing for children and more!

To book contact the organisers via their website http://www.nubielitfest.com


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