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Beverley Naidoo

Beverley Naidoo grew up in South Africa under apartheid. She says: "As a white child I didn't question the terrible injustices until I was a student. I decided then that unless I joined the resistance, I was part of the problem." Beverley Naidoo was detained without trial when she was twenty-one and later went into exile in Britain, where she has since lived. Her first children's book, "Journey to Jo'burg", was banned in South Africa until 1991, but it was an eye-opener for thousands of readers...See more