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Lantana Publishing

I Am Brown

I Am Brown

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Brown-skinned children around the world laugh, love and play together in this infectiously joyful book.

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. A joyful celebration of the skin you're in--of being brown, of being amazing, of being you.

Teach Early Years Award Finalist 2021. UKLA Book Awards Longlist 2021. Derby Children's Book Award Longlist 2021. BookTrust Best Books Guide 2020. A Guardian Children's Book of the Month

"A note-perfect hymn about acceptance, pride and belonging"--The Observer

"Upbeat and uplifting"--Kirkus Reviews

"An empowering book for all children to read and a beautiful reminder about self-love, dreaming big, culture and self-acceptance"--Here Wee Read

"Such a joyful book! A must-have for your shelf, and definitely schools and libraries"--Bookbairn

"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"--BookTrust

"This is not just a book about being brown. This book is fundamentally the voice of every child, and every child is amazing. Simply one of the most joyful books I have seen for a long time. I can't wait to share it in my library"--Book Monsters

Author: Ashok Banker
Publisher: Lantana Publishing
Published: 03/03/2020
Pages: 40
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 0.83lbs
Size: 9.50h x 8.70w x 0.60d
ISBN: 9781911373940
Audience: Ages 4-8

Review Citation(s):
Publishers Weekly 02/03/2020
Kirkus Reviews 02/15/2020
Booklist 02/15/2020 pg. 87
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