Bedtime Stories: Beautiful Black Tales from the Past
by Ify Adenuga (author), Candice Brathwaite (author), Ryan Crawford (author), Alex Falase-Koya (author), Mahamed Hashi (author), Ashley Hickson-Lovence (author), Nansubuga Isdahl (author), Jade Mutyora (author), Reggie Nelson (author), Wendy Shearer (author), Lucy Farfort (illustrator), Paul Kellam (illustrator), Anastasia Magloire Williams (illustrator), Jade Orlando (illustrator), and Richy Sanchez Ayala (illustrator)
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A beautiful, celebratory and joyful book of bedtime stories. Written and illustrated by Black creators, with a foreword by Candice Brathwaite, Bedtime Stories showcases a curated collection of tales from Black history, based on important figures and events from around the world. Each story is the ideal length to read at bedtime as well as any moment when young readers are looking for an inspirational read!
- Features one young reader’s winning entry from the Cocoa Boy and Cocoa Girl magazines competition
- An empowering and celebratory gift
- Perfect for any child wanting to learn more about history’s untold stories
- A beautiful keepsake book – a gift for a lifetime
Our October 2021 Ages 5-6 Book of the Month
This is one of my favourite picks and a book I will be recommending to everyone who is looking for the perfect bedtime gift this Christmas. Each amazing tale from Black history in this beautiful hardback has been carefully curated and showcases history’s untold stories in a highly accessible way. The package is absolutely stunning from beginning to end. The illustrations are rich and inviting and each story glimmers with tales of inspiration and empowerment, and are based on important figures and events from around the world.
Stories are meant to be shared, remembered and loved and there is no better way to do that than by curling up for bedtime moments that are bound to instil a love of reading and a passion for curiosity.
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