Book Review: Sulwe

As soon as I saw the marketing for this book – I knew that we would be adding this book to our personal collection. This beautiful story is written by Lupita Nyong’o and illustrated by Vashti Harrison.

This story addresses colorism, faith, family and love in a simple and kid friendly way. The pictures are gorgeous.

My daughters favorite part is:

My favorite part is when day affirms says ‘When you are darkest is when you are most beautiful. It is when you are most you.’

This magical story invites the reader to appreciate the unique beautify of dark skin.

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