by Ashok Banker, illustrated by Sandhya Prabhat - £7.99 Lantana Publishing (2022)
paperback ISBN 13: 9781913747886 | ISBN 10: 1913747883
I am brown.
I am beautiful.
I am perfect.
I designed this computer.
I ran this race.
I won this prize.
I wrote this book.
I am brown.
I am amazing.
I am you.
A joyful celebration of the skin you're in - of being brown, of being amazing, of being you!
TEACH EARLY YEARS AWARDS FINALIST
BookTrust Best Books Guide 2020
"An empowering book for all children to read and a beautiful reminder about self-love, dreaming big, culture and self-acceptance"
(Here Wee Read)
"A total joy to behold. The gorgeous illustrations and story provide a positive mantra for all children of any ethnicity and background – with the central message that you can be anything you want to be, don’t hold yourself back. Highly recommended."Recommended for readers aged 5-9.
( Emily Drabble, BookTrust)
(Price & availability last checked: July 2022)
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