Laura Henry-Allain MBE is the creator of the well-loved CBeebies characters Jojo and Gran Gran. Laura will read from her picture book My Skin, Your Skin, a powerful book to help children and adults have meaningful discussions about race and anti-racism with a fun Q&A and activity session where children will draw and write about their families, their uniqueness and what makes them great.
Laura Henry-Allain MBE, is an expert international award-winning Early Education specialist, author, scriptwriter and speaker. She is the creator of the well-loved CBeebies characters JoJo and Gran Gran and is also the series’ associate producer. She is the vice-president of The British Association for Early Childhood Education, and is an educational consultant for several well-known brands as well as children’s media, television and publishing, particularly in the areas of inclusion, racial equality and diversity.