We are Britain

His parents feed him rice and peas
And fancy looking greens
Sometimes they give him nuts and seeds
And various string beans
They also give him channa dhal
Tomato soup and pike
But Jaguar just says loud and clear
“It’s pizza that I like.”

Zachary loves practicing magic tricks. He’s going to be an escapologist when he grows up. Jia Lu wants to be a pop star and she likes jelly, chips and jiaozi (dumplings), sometimes all at the same time!

Cutting-edge performance poet Benjamin Zephaniah has written poems about 12 children from all over Britain, who come from a whole range of cultural backgrounds. Full of photos and facts about kids, this is the rhyming, rapping, rhythmic way to learn about Britain in the 21st Century!

Published by Frances Lincoln

Can be purchased from Amazon here

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