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. This picture book creates a whimsical and poignant story to inspire children to see their own unique beauty.
This picture book for ages 4-8 tells the story of Sulwe, who is darker than everyone in her family and wishes she was “beautiful and bright” like her sister and mother. A magical journey in the night sky opens her eyes and changes everything.