byLupita Nyong'oIllustratorVashti Harrison

Picture Books | October 15, 2019

Sulwe by Lupita Nyong'o
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A New York Times bestseller!

From Academy Award–winning actress Lupita Nyong’o comes a powerful, moving picture book about colorism, self-esteem, and learning that true beauty comes from within.

Sulwe has skin the color of midnight. She is darker than everyone in her family. She is darker than anyone in her school. Sulwe just wants to be beautiful and bright, like her mother and sister. Then a magical journey in the night sky opens her eyes and changes everything.

In this stunning debut picture book, actress Lupita Nyong’o creates a whimsical and heartwarming story to inspire children to see their own unique beauty.
Lupita Nyong’o is a Kenyan actress and producer. Her first feature film role was in the film 12 Years a Slave, for which she received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress as well as multiple accolades, including the Screen Actors Guild Award, the Critics’ Choice Award, the Independent Spirit Award, and the NAACP Award. She has...
Title:SulweFormat:Picture BooksProduct dimensions:48 pages, 11.38 X 9 X 0.5 inShipping dimensions:48 pages, 11.38 X 9 X 0.5 inPublished:October 15, 2019Publisher:Simon & Schuster Books for Young ReadersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1534425365

ISBN - 13:9781534425361

Appropriate for ages: 4

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