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Benjamin Zephaniah

  • 5 stars across 27 books
    Benjamin Zephaniah is probably one of the most high-profile international authors writing today, with an enormous breadth of appeal, equally popular with adults and children. Well known for his performance poetry with a political edge for adults and groundbreaking performance poetry for children, Benjamin has also written several urban novels for teenagers. Benjamin has his own rap/reggae band and has appeared on Desert Island Discs. He travels the world speaking about his books and poetry.
    5th November 2020

    Windrush Child

    In this heart-stopping adventure, Benjamin Zephaniah shows us what it was like to be a child of the Wind... More

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    19th June 2004

    Gangsta Rap

    Ray has given up school. He sees no point in education and despises authority. And then he has no choice about school as... More

    (2 reviews)
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    17th July 2008

    Refugee Boy

    Alem is on holiday with his father for a few days in London. He has never been out of Ethiopia before and is very excite... More

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    7th May 1999

    Face

    In this startling debut novel from Benjamin Zephaniah, the author tackles the moving and compelling story of a young man... More

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    28th August 2014

    Terror Kid

    What is a terrorist? A shocking, moving and timely novel about the choices that shape us. Rico knows trouble. He knows ... More

    (1 review)
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    26th February 2018

    Gangsta Rap: World Book Day 2018 edition

    WORLD BOOK DAY 2018 EDITION 'Not for a long time have I read a book with such a "pick me up again" factor' - Independen... More

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    1st April 2021

    Nature Trail: A joyful rhyming celebration of the natural wonders on our doorstep

    A joyful celebration of nature and the wonder of the world around us by legendary poet and performer Benjamin Zephan... More

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    5th March 2002

    Wicked!

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    31st July 1997

    Funky Chickens

    A second irreverent collection of poetry for children touching on anything from vegetables to the Queen and from sewage ... More

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