Maxine Beneba-Clarke: The power of words for small children

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Tue 16 October 2018

12 mins

When Maxine Beneba-Clarke was a girl she experienced racism in the playground.

In her beautiful new picture book Wide Big World she shows how words have the power to transform the world. Even words that can start out as hurtful and racist.

Maxine shares the story behind the story, and how children can be taught the power and weight of words.

You can listen to Wide Big World  on our website and in the free Kinderling app.

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