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Verna Allette Wilkins

Verna Allette Wilkins

Children's Author


Verna Allette Wilkins, celebrated author of 30 books for young people, with her books featured on the BBC and on the Schools National Curriculum, is the founder of Tamarind Books. Awards include the British Book Industry Decibel Award for Multicultural Publishing and an Honorary Doctor of Letters.

Years Attended

2015 Children’s Festival Storyteller
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