The Weasel Puffin Unicorn Baboon Pig Lobster Race has been shortlisted for the People's Book Prize. Illustrated by our very own Angus Mackinnon, it follows an unlikely menagerie of animals as they cross a series of bizarre obstacles, employing everything from banana diggers to custard trampolines to cheat their way to the front of the pack.
A group of students and apprentices from Hackney Community College are about to trade the classroom and workplace for the stage at SXSW. One of them is Poke’s very own Tech City Apprentice, Kofi Adu-Boahen. We’re not jealous at all. Not. In. The. Slightest. Here’s what he has to say about working on the project