Wendy told a classic West African folktale inspired by objects in the Fitzwilliam Museum collection. The story was called ‘The Wedding Treasure’ and is recommended for children aged 5+ years.
Story Jam invited Wendy to be one of their storytellers for an evening of Women Who Gave No F’*cks. Presented by the Crick Crack Club, Wendy told the story of Mama D’leau, the fierce protector of the rivers and all sea-creatures from Trinidad. Often mistaken for a mermaid but her serpent tail will LASH anyone […]
My first edition of African and Caribbean Folktales, Myths and Legends is OUT and available to buy in all of the usual bookshops. Published by Scholastic on 7th October 2021. You can get a personally signed copy from my local independent bookshop Pickled Pepper Books. My book launch party was held at Pickled Pepper Books […]
I have often said that I intend to write a collection of African and Caribbean stories for children. My dream was to share some of my favourite stories with the next generation of readers, writers, and storytellers. You can imagine my delight when children’s publisher ‘Scholastic’ asked me to write a collection of African and […]