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Lanisha Butterfield

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About Lanisha Butterfield

Lanisha is a lifelong book junkie, whose quiet ambition of becoming an author – long-held and nurtured with lunchtime trips to the local bookshop – were realised during lockdown, with a serendipitous, snap decision to join an online Penguin Children’s Book Workshop.

A woman of Black mixed race heritage, born and raised on a council estate in Oxford, to a hardworking single mother, she is very proud of her working class roots and hopes to challenge misconceptions of council estate life and remind readers – that, no matter where they are from, or what their family might look like, they are just as worthy of fairy-tale and magic, as anyone else. Her debut children’s picture book, Flower Block, publishes in 2024.

Recent updates about Lanisha Butterfield

Lanisha Butterfield and Hoang Giang

Out now! Flower Block by Lanisha Butterfield, illustrated by Hoang Giang. Published by Penguin Random House Children's UK.

13 days ago

Lanisha Butterfield and Hoang Giang

Out now! Flower Block by Lanisha Butterfield, illustrated by Hoang Giang. Published by Puffin.

13 days ago

World Environment Day

Flower Block by Lanisha Butterfield from Penguin Random House Children's UK

14 days ago

Tulip Day

Flower Block by Lanisha Butterfield from Penguin Random House Children's UK - a very floral read!

1 month ago

Tulip Day

Flower Block by Lanisha Butterfield from Puffin - a very floral read!

1 month ago

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