Written by ASHOK BANKER | Illustrated by SANDHYA PRABHAT
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 AWARDS FINALIST
'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
'Upbeat and uplifting.' - Kirkus Reviews
'A note-perfect hymn about acceptance, pride and belonging' – The Guardian
'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.' – Emily Drabble, 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' – Bookmonsters
A precious tool for my anti racism readings in the classroom?
This is such a joy to read and share. The illustrations are bright and beautiful, the ebullience and individuality of the children is a delight. An absolutely wonderful book.
This book is a joy to read and look at. The message is simple and wonderfully inspiring. Thank you