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"It distils the fierce heartache of racist injustice as well as a passionate sense of joy and hope for the future."
The Guardian

"From the pain of systemic racism to the hope of the future, it's an honest but largely uplifting read, aimed at children particularly."
Evening Standard

"A series of clever and witty illustrations matched with informative text guides the reader through a series of situations where they might encounter prejudice, and how to form strategies to overcome a situation before it becomes a problem."
The Independent

"This beautiful book also serves as a brilliant directory of work from black illustrators."
BookTrust

This groundbreaking picture book is a lyrical, inspirational exploration of growing up Black, written by award-winning illustrator Dapo Adeola, and brought to life by some of the most exciting Black illustration talents working today.


Remember to dream your own dreams
Love your beautiful skin
You always have a choice

This book addresses - honestly, yet hopefully - the experiences Black children face growing up with systemic racism, as well as providing hope for the future, delivering a powerful message to a new generation of dreamers. It's a message that is both urgent and timeless - and offers a rich and rewarding reading experience for every child.

To mirror the rich variety of the Black diaspora, this book showcases artwork from Dapo and 18 incredible Black illustrators in one beautiful, powerful, and cohesive reading experience.

Hey You!: An empowering celebration of growing up Black Reviews | Toppsta

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About Dapo Adeola

   Nathan Bryon (Author)  
  Nathan Bryon is an award-winning writer and actor who has written for BAFTA award-winning children's TV shows, such as  Swashbuckle  and  Apple Tree House   and critically-acclaimed  Rastamouse  . A rising star in the world of screenwriting, his animated series,  Afro Kid  , is c

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   Nathan Bryon (Author)  
  Nathan Bryon is an award-winning writer and actor who has written for BAFTA award-winning children's TV shows, such as  Swashbuckle  and  Apple Tree House   and critically-acclaimed  Rastamouse  . A rising star in the world of screenwriting, his animated series,  Afro Kid  , is c

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About Sharee Miller

Sharee Miller has a BFA in communication design from Pratt Institute. She lives in Brooklyn, where she enjoys spending time with her two cats, illustrating fun stories, and playing with her princess hair. Sharee invites you to visit her website at shareemiller.com and her Instagram @coilyandcute.

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Deborah Chancellor (Author)
Deborah Chancellor is a writer of fiction and non-fiction books for children. She has written nearly 100 books and worked with many leading publishers. Deborah is a prolific writer of children's non-fiction on a wide range of subjects. She is a versatile author who has written biographies for teenagers, adapted

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