'I loved every word' - Malorie Blackman 'Atta's bold verse novel calls to its readers to find their own blazing, performative inner truth' - Guardian A boy comes to terms with his identity as a mixed-race gay teen - then at university he finds his wings as a drag artist, The Black Flamingo.
A bold story about the power of embracing your uniqueness.
Sometimes, we need to take charge, to stand up wearing pink feathers - to show ourselves to the world in bold colour. 'I masquerade in makeup and feathers and I am applauded.'SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKS ARE MY BAG READER AWARDS 2019
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 176 pages
- Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
- Publication Date: 06/08/2019
- Category: Poetry
- ISBN: 9781444948585
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