Coming to England

Coming to England

Picture book edition

Hardback (05 Oct 2020) | English

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Synopsis

The inspiring true story of Baroness Floella Benjamin: from Trinidad, to London as part of the Windrush generation, to the House of Lords.

When she was ten years old, Floella Benjamin, along with her older sister and two younger brothers, set sail from Trinidad to London, to be reunited with the rest of their family. Alone on a huge ship for two weeks, then tumbled into a cold and unfriendly London, coming to England wasn't at all what Floella had expected.

Coming to England is both deeply personal and universally relevant - Floella's experiences of moving home and making friends will resonate with young children, who will be inspired by her trademark optimism and joy. This is a true story with a powerful message: that courage and determination can always overcome adversity.

About the Publisher

Macmillan Children's Books

Macmillan Children's Books

We aim to be a publisher of books jam-packed with excitement, warmth and true child-appeal - from the brilliantly commercial to breathtaking classics of today and the future. Macmillan Children's Books is one of the the UK’s leading children’s publishers. The list includes Children’s Laureate Julia Donaldson, author of The Gruffalo, What the Ladybird Heard, Room on the Broom. Our licensed publishing includes Rastamouse, Poppy Cat, Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell, Bin Weevils and The Scouts Association. We publish high quality non fiction from The Science Museum books and Tony Robinson. Our fiction authors include the internationally bestselling Alyson Noel and Meg Cabot, the prize winning Frank Cottrell Boyce and award-winning Eva Ibbotson. Our heritage includes Dear Zoo, Peace at Last, Alice in Wonderland, Milly Molly Mandy, Just William, Enid Blyton and Judy Blume. Macmillan Children’s Books has won all major awards including the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals, the Blue Peter and Red House Awards.

Book information

ISBN: 9781529009415
Publisher: Macmillan
Imprint: Macmillan Children's Books
Pub date:
Edition: Picture book edition
DEWEY: 304.841072983
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 32
Weight: -1g
Height: 280mm
Width: 250mm