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Benjamin Zephaniah

  • 5 stars across 28 books
    Adrian Bradbury was born in Manchester and worked as a PE teacher before moving overseas to teach English in Europe, the Middle East and Far East. After returning to England he worked as Deputy Head in three schools and now divides his time between teaching and writing. As well as writing educational materials for HarperCollins and other publishers, he also writes humorous football books for children. His hobbies include playing the piano and all sports.
    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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    5th March 2002

    Wicked!

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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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    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

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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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    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

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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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    19th October 2011

    We Are Britain!

    A new poetry collection from renowned performance poet Benjamin Zephaniah, celebrating the diversity of British society.... More

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    3rd August 1995

    Talking Turkeys

    Wanna be in our gang? We cause Peace, Fighters fear us, On de streets. This is the very first ground-breaking children's... More

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    15th January 2009

    J is for Jamaica

    From Cricket to Pumpkin, from Hummingbird to Yam - this is a photographic alphabet showing Jamaica in all its colourful ... More

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    4th August 2011

    When I Grow Up

    This innovative book takes an alternative look at 12 occupations and the people who fill them. It's aim is to open up ch... More

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    1st October 2015

    Talking Turkeys

    One of the coolest poets for children, Benjamin Zephaniah's Talking Turkeys has something to say! Talking Turkeys is the... More

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    6th January 2014

    Being Cool: Band 10 White/Band 17 Diamond

    Written by award-winning author, poet and performer Benjamin Zephaniah, this modern story follows Jaden's first few we... More

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    1st November 2012

    Liam

    The photo was small. I clicked to enlarge it. It was upside down. I clicked to rotate it. Then I stopped. As I stared ... More

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    17th July 2008

    Face

    Benjamin Zephaniah's debut novel is a powerfully written and shocking story which is brought to life by his simple and d... More

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    5th January 2011

    Benjamin Zephaniah: My Story: Band 17/Diamond

    Find out what it's like to be a famous poet, author and performer in this autobiography by Benjamin Zephaniah. Learn w... More

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    3rd September 2007

    Teacher's Dead

    A teacher is dead, murdered by two of his students in front of the school. He was a good man. People liked him. So how c... More

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    30th November 2003

    Theatre Centre: Plays for Young People

    Celebrating 50 years of Theatre Centre Edited and Introduced by Rosamunde Hutt Foreword by Pam St. Clement Listen To You... More

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    1st February 2003

    We Are Britain!

    A new poetry collection from renowned performance poet Benjamin Zephaniah, celebrating the diversity of British society.... More

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    7th April 2014

    Being Cool

    Written by award-winning author, poet and performer Benjamin Zephaniah, this modern story follows Jaden's first few week... More

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    26th March 2015

    Rollercoasters: Teacher's Dead

    A teacher is stabbed outside school by a student. Jackson, a young boy who witnesses the stabbing, goes on a personal qu... More

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    11th January 2018

    Face

    In the moving and compelling debut novel from Benjamin Zephaniah, a young man's life is completely changed when his face... More

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    1st November 2017

    Teacher's Dead

    For young people dealing with ideas in a post-truth world, Benjamin Zephaniah's story of violence, truth and the media i... More

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    7th September 2017

    Gangsta Rap

    Just what do you do with talent from the wrong side of town? Benjamin Zephaniah draws on his own experiences with school... More

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    1st April 2007

    Longman School Drama: Listen to Your Parents playscript

    Mark wants to be a  legendary footballing poet , but holding on to the twin dreams of playing for Aston Villa and writ... More

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    4th October 2018

    Funky Chickens

    Enter the crazy world of rap poet Benjamin Zephaniah! A reissue of the wonderfully irreverent collection of poetry for y... More

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