Raymond Antrobus: Terrible Horses

Sunday 23/06/24
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Raymond Antrobus’ debut children’s picture book Can Bears Ski? is illustrated by Polly Dunbar and is published in the UK by Walker Books (2021) and in the US/Canada by Candle Wick Press (2020). It was selected as a Ezra Jack Keats honouree winner in 2021. In 2022 it was selected for a Read For Empathy (primary) Collection Award. His second picture book Terrible Horses (2024) is illustrated by Ken WIlson-Max and was awarded a Kirkus starred Review.


Raymond Antrobus MBE FRSL was born in London, Hackney to an English mother and Jamaican father. He is the author of The Perseverance (Penned In The Margins / Tin House, 2018), All The Names Given (Picador / Tin House, 2021), Signs, Music (Picador / Tin House, 2024).