Tower Hamlets Book Award

Megaphone director Leila Rasheed’s EMPIRE’S END has been shortlisted for the Tower Hamlets Book Award. Hooray! The book is part of the Voices series published by Scholastic, which explores hidden stories of people of colour in British history. It follows a girl from Leptis Magna in Libya, who makes a dangerous journey with the emperor Septimius Severus to the far corner of the empire, cold Britannia. EMPIRE’S END is a story about the emotional and physical journeys of migration, and about growing up between worlds. Click through for the full shortlist of amazing books:

https://www.towerhamlets-sls.org.uk/thba20/

empire's end

Published by Leila from Megaphone

Writer and runs Megaphone: a writer development scheme for people of colour who want to write for children. Tweets @MegaphoneWrite and @LeilaR

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