J Is for Jamaica (Hardcover)

By Benjamin Zephaniah, Prodeepta Das (Photographer)

Frances Lincoln, 9781845074012, 24pp.

Publication Date: June 7, 2006



In this engaging photographic alphabet, rap poet Benjamin Zephaniah introduces young readers to the sights, sounds, and tastes of Jamaica, from A to Z. From cricket to pumpkin, from hummingbirds to yam, J Is for Jamaica explores the colorful diversity of this small but beautiful island, from its bustling capital of Kingston to its glorious white sand beaches to the peaceful and serene Blue Mountain. Prodeepta Das’s lively photographs capture the heart and soul of this island nation, whose welcoming spirit is reflected in the friendly faces of its people.