Grace loves to act out stories. Sometimes she plays the leading part, sometimes she is 'a cast of thousands.' When her school decides to perform Peter Pan , Grace is longing to play Peter, but her classmates say that Peter was a boy, and besides, he wasn't black... But Grace's Ma and Nana tell her she can be anything she wants if she puts her mind to it...
This was a groundbreaking book about race and gender when it was first published, and it remains an absolute standard - brilliantly told with superb artwork.
- The Ultimate First Book Guide
Provides an opening for talking about race, gender and self-esteem with young children.
- 1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up
Binding: Paperback, 32 pages ISBN: 9781845077495 Format: 270mm x 214mm