I Am Brown
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I Am Brown

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    Buy one get one, ages 2 plus, 32 pages

    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
    UKLA Book Awards Longlist 2021
    BookTrust Best Books Guide 2020
    A Guardian Children's Book of the Month

    '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 Observer

    '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

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