A ground-breaking collection of children's poetry filled with life, music and rhythm that brings together the voices of black writers from Britain, Africa, America, Asia and the Caribbean. Including work from Benjamin Zephaniah, Maya Angelou and Zinziswa Mandela, this is an exciting anthology, compiled by one of today's top black British writers.
Grace Nichols was born in Guyana and came to Britain in 1977. In 1983 she won the Commonwealth Poetry Prize for her cycle of poems i is a long memoried woman. She is married to the children's poet John Agard and is the author of several books for children.