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