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Specifications

Dimensions (Overall): 8.3 Inches (H) x .5 Inches (W) x 7.1 Inches (D)

Weight: 1 Pounds

Suggested Age: 4-8 Years

Number of Pages: 48

Format: Hardcover

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Sub-Genre: Diversity & Multicultural

Publisher: Nancy Paulsen Books

Author: Dapo Adeola

Language: English

Street Date: October 5, 2021
TCIN: 83992703
UPC: 9780593529423
Item Number (DPCI): 059-03-5526
Origin: Made in the USA

Description



Book Synopsis



This remarkable picture book is a lyrical, inspirational exploration of growing up Black, written by award-winning illustrator Dapo Adeola, and brought to life by some of the most exciting Black artists of today.

Remember to dream your own dreams
Love your beautiful skin
You always have a choice

This book addresses--honestly, yet hopefully--the experiences Black children face growing up with systemic racism, as well as providing hope for the future and delivering a message of empowerment to a new generation of dreamers. It's a message that is both urgent and timeless--and offers a rich and rewarding reading experience for every child. To mirror the rich variety of the Black diaspora, this book showcases artwork from Dapo Adeola and eighteen more incredible Black illustrators in one remarkable and cohesive reading experience.



About the Author



Dapo Adeola is an award-winning illustrator and designer who creates characters and images that challenge expectations around race and gender in a fun and upbeat way. He is the co-creator and illustrator of bestselling picture book Look Up!--winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize and the UK's number-one debut picture book of 2019. London born and bred but of Nigerian heritage, when he's not busy cooking up new characters and adventures you can find Dapo running illustration and character design workshops with children or organizing events to help highlight the possibilities of a career in illustration to underrepresented members of the Black diaspora.

Illustrators: Dapo Adeola, Alyissa Johnson, Sharee Miller, Jade Orlando, Diane Ewen, Reggie Brown, Onyinye Iwu, Chanté Timothy, Gladys Jose, Bex Glendining, Joelle Avelino, Dunni Mustapha, Nicole Miles, Charlot Kristensen, Kingsley Nebechi, Camilla Sucre, Derick Brooks, Jobe Anderson, and Selom Sunu

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Estimated ship dimensions: 1 inches length x 9.38 inches width x 11.25 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.25 pounds
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