Illustrated by :Nina Mata
Audience:Children: Age (years) 4 - 8, Grade (US) P - 3
Dimensions:8.81in x 8.63 x 0.34 in | 0.66 lb
Page Count:32 pages
A CELEBRATION OF BROWN SKIN! This is a joyous ode to skin of all shades and hues of brown, with an upbeat and empowering message.
A LOVE LETTER FROM PARENT TO CHILD! Told from the perspective of a parent talking to their child, this book is a warm embrace, perfect for cuddled-up reads.
SHOWCASES MIXED-RACE FAMILIES! The author wrote this text for her own mixed-race children, and the artist’s depiction of the characters on the page mirror the author’s own family.
GORGEOUS AND POWERFUL TEXT! This is yet another stellar and lyrical piece of writing from a powerhouse poet, author of the much-loved My Love for You Is Always.
BRIGHT AND VIBRANT ART! #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Nina Mata brings her sweet and vivid art to this beautiful story.
Praise for You Are My Favorite Color:
“This is a sweet, languorous celebration of brown skin in all its infinite shades and of multiracial, multifaceted families. Lovely.” –Kirkus Reviews
“A lyrical, affirming celebration of brown skin, self-love, and family. Recommended.” –School Library Journal