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November102018

  • Petrie Museum Tour

  • Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, Malet Place, London, WC1E 6BT
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October262018

  • Teachers Reception Evening

  • Park’s Edge Bar and Kitchen, 49 - 51 Norwood Rd, Herne Hill, London SE24 9AA
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October242018

  • Children’s half-term Black History Month event.

  • New Beacon Books, 76 Stroud Green Rd, Stroud Green, London N4 3EN
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October242018

  • Parents and teachers evening reception.

  • New Beacon Books, 76 Stroud Green Rd, Stroud Green, London N4 3EN
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October192014

  • African Hair Police: Death and Discrimination

  • Room B 35, Birbeck, University of London, Malet St (entrance on Torrington Square), WC1E 7JL
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October132018

  • Book Launch Party – The Story of the Windrush

  • Jurys Inn Croydon, Wellesley Road, Croydon, South London, CR0 9XY
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October112014

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

  • First Annual Nubie Literature Festival, Reading
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October072014

  • Blog Tour continues

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October072014

  • Do you think the Afro was invented in the 1950s? Think again!

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October062014

  • Under the Spotlight and Giveaway

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News

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