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Laura Henry-Allain Read Along

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Laura, creator of CBeebies ‘JoJo’ and ‘Gran Gran’, will be performing a readalong of her hit children’s book, ‘My Skin, Your Skin.’

Date: 23rd April

Time: 10-11am

Join Laura, creator of CBeebies ‘JoJo’ and ‘Gran Gran’ for a readalong of her hit children’s book, ‘My Skin, Your Skin.’ This powerful book was specifically created to support parents and teachers spark discussions around race and empower children to be the best version of themselves.

About My Skin, Your Skin:

‘My Skin, Your Skin’ is a powerful book to help children and adults have meaningful discussions about race and anti-racism. Most importantly, the book empowers children to be the best versions of themselves; to have self-love, self-esteem and self-worth, irrespective of their skin colour.

This book was specifically written by Early Years expert and children’s media creator, Laura Henry-Allain MBE, to support parents, teachers and carers to explain what racism is, why it is wrong, and what children can do if they see it or experience it. It also explores how important it is for children to celebrate their achievements and greatness.

Containing explanations on key words and concepts written in child-friendly, accessible language, with relatable examples, this book supports children’s understanding in building an anti-racist stance from an early age.

It is perfect to read at home, and in classrooms, to support your child’s life-long learning journey.

About Laura Henry-Allain:

Laura Henry-Allain MBE is an award-winning international producer, storyteller, educationalist and consultant. She is the creator of the well-loved JoJo and Gran Gran CBeebies series.

Her new bestselling children’s book, ‘My Skin, Your Skin, illustrated by Onyinye Iwu, explores race and racism, and empowers children to be the best versions of themselves.

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