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Charlotte Watson Sherman

Brown Sugar Babe


Brown is beautiful. Brown is powerful

"This is the book I want to give to my future daughter." --Black Nerd Problems

Perfect for fans of Hair Love and Antiracist Baby, this lyrically written, stunningly illustrated picture book is a love letter to the beauty of brown skin and a message of love, acceptance, and pride for all brown sugar babes. A classic in the making

When a little girl has doubts about the color of her skin, her mother shows her all the wonderful, beautiful things brown can be "Brown is precious. Brown is feet marching for human rights.... Brown is an after-bedtime-story kiss goodnight."


About the Author
Charlotte Watson Sherman grew up in Seattle, a city with natural beauty that inspired her love for the color brown (and green and blue). She now lives in California near a marine sanctuary.

Akem is an illustrator and writer who lives in Vancouver, BC. This is her first picture book.