Synopses & Reviews
This beautiful picture book sends a message of self-love and acceptance from a mother to her child. The poetic exploration of brown uses rich, dreamy illustrations to celebrate the color using all the senses: sight smell, touch, taste, and hearing. The lyrical prose leaves no room for doubt: Brown is beautiful
When a little girl has doubts about the color of her skin, her mother shows her all the wonderful, beautiful things brown can be This message of self-love and acceptance uses rich, dreamy illustrations to celebrate the color using all the senses: sight, smell, touch, taste, and hearing.
I don't want to be brown says a little girl about her skin. But so many beautiful things in the world are brown -- calming beaches, cute animals, elegant violins, and more. Brown is musical. Brown is athletic. Brown is poetic. Brown is powerful Through lyrical words and stunning illustrations, it soon becomes clear that this brown sugar babe should be proud of the skin she's in.
Brown is beautiful. Brown is powerful
"This is the book I want to give to my future daughter." --Black Nerd Problems
Perfect for fans of Hair Love and Antiracist Baby, this lyrically written, stunningly illustrated picture book is a love letter to the beauty of brown skin and a message of love, acceptance, and pride for all brown sugar babes.
When a little girl has doubts about the color of her skin, her mother shows her all the wonderful, beautiful things brown can be "Brown is precious. Brown is feet marching for human rights.... Brown is an after-bedtime-story kiss goodnight."