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The Black Flamingo, Hardback Book

The Black Flamingo Hardback

Illustrated by Anshika Khullar


'I loved every word' - Malorie Blackman 'Atta's bold verse novel calls to its readers to find their own blazing, performative inner truth' - Guardian WINNER OF THE STONEWALL BOOK AWARD 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
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  • Category: Poetry
  • ISBN: 9781444948585

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