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Coming to England Floella Benjamin

Coming to England By Floella Benjamin

Coming to England by Floella Benjamin


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Summary

When Floella Benjamin first came to England from Trinidad in the early sixties, her joy at being reunited with her mother overcomes the shock at her new surroundings in cold, noisy London but when she starts school she is upset by the rejection she faces. This book is about one of Britain's best-loved television personalities.

Coming to England Summary

Coming to England by Floella Benjamin

First published in 1995, this touching autobiography is a unique record of the experience of immigration from one of Britain's best-loved television personalities. When Floella Benjamin first came to England from Trinidad in the early sixties, she hadn't seen her parents for fifteen months. At first, her joy at being reunited with her mother overcomes the shock at her new surroundings in cold, noisy London but when she starts school she is upset by the taunting and rejection she faces. Determined to survive, Floella realizes that the only way is to be twice as good as everyone else.

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About Floella Benjamin

Floella Benjamin is a well-known television presenter and actress who enchanted generations with Playschool and Playaway. She acts in films and has recently been made an OBE and received an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters from Exeter University where she is now Vice Chancellor. She won a BAFTA in 2004 for her outstanding contribution to children's television over the last three decades.

Additional information

GOR001530978
9781406315967
1406315966
Coming to England by Floella Benjamin
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Walker Books Ltd
2009-10-05
128
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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