Books by Maxine Beneba Clarke

THE PATCHWORK BIKE by Maxine Beneba Clarke
Released: Sept. 11, 2018

"Showcasing the fun to be had in a spare world, this book is just what many of us need right now. (author's note, illustrator's note) (Picture book. 3-9)"
A daring girl in a desert village enjoys riding her brother's bike made of recycled materials in this unusual picture book by Clarke and political artist Rudd, an Australian import. Read full book review >
FOREIGN SOIL by Maxine Beneba Clarke
Released: Jan. 3, 2017

"A tremendous new voice; a writer of immense talent and depth."
In this aptly named story collection by Clarke (The Hate Race, 2016), an Australian writer of Afro-Caribbean heritage, people living in various countries struggle to build better lives for themselves. Read full book review >