Release Date: October 15th, 2019


From Academy Award–winning actress Lupita Nyong’o comes a powerful, moving picture book about colorism, self-esteem, and learning that true beauty comes from within.

Sulwe has skin the color of midnight. She is darker than everyone in her family. She is darker than anyone in her school. Sulwe just wants to be beautiful and bright, like her mother and sister. Then a magical journey in the night sky opens her eyes and changes everything.

In this stunning debut picture book, actress Lupita Nyong’o creates a whimsical and heartwarming story to inspire children to see their own unique beauty.


Set Includes


  • Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves (Hardcover) by Glory Edim
  • 1 Bookmark (Style/Color may vary)


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Sulwe (Hardcover) by Lupita Nyong'o Illustrated by Vashti Harrison

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