Motherland, Sweet Motherland by Antoinette Brooks

Introduce your child to the joy of Caribbean living with this stunningly illustrated, easy-to-read picture book, Motherland, Sweet Motherland. A book that recollects the Caribbean childhood of those from the Windrush Generation.

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"Motherland, sweet Motherland,
my heart beats strong and true.
Motherland, sweet Motherland,
how I long for you."


This vibrant and colourful book is a love song that celebrates the idyllic life of a Caribbean childhood. From the early morning cry of the rooster, who welcomes in the new day, Motherland Sweet Motherland is an inspirational and uplifting recollection of everyday life in the rural Caribbean.

 An exquisite memoir, Motherland Sweet Motherland, also makes the perfect gift for both young and older readers. Every page conveys a sense of happiness, deep family love amongst different generations, and a strong sense of community spirit.

African Caribbean rhyming picture book Windrush


Ideal for shared reading as part of the National Literacy Strategy or as the perfect bedtime story, you and your family will love this warm and stunning book...

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