Welcome to My Wonderful World of Books - and discover curious stories for curious kids!
Jericho Prize Winner Best Picture Book Script
The Jericho Prize celebrates new black British writing for children. I was named as the 2023 winner for my picture book, Friday Night Cake.
Golden Egg Award Winner for Picture Book Writing
The Golden Egg Award was open to writers from backgrounds under-represented in children’s publishing.
Diversifying Children's Literature Programme
I was one of ten poets chosen by the current Children's Laureate to be part of a cohort of the Diversifying Children's Literature Programme ten poets to be part of a development programme to write and perform original poetry, that will be published in an Otter Barry anthology in the Spring of 2024.
We Can Be Heroes Project - Illustrator
I am also an illustrator and was chosen to illustrate two books for the We Can Be Heroes Project in Glasgow.
It was part of six books that went on to win an award at the Scottish Education Awards 2022.
"It was such a lovely session. The children thoroughly enjoyed it. Everyone was engaged and had a great time.
Plenty of resources, perfect for the age range and theme!"
- AS, Librarian