Brown Baby Lullaby (Hardcover)
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR), 9780374307523, 32pp.
Publication Date: January 14, 2020
With Spanish words sprinkled throughout and featuring warm art by New York Times-bestselling and NAACP-Award-winning illustrator AG Ford, Tameka Fryer Brown's Brown Baby Lullaby is the perfect new baby or baby shower gift.
From sunset to bedtime, two brown-skinned parents lovingly care for their beautiful brown baby: first, they play outside, then it is time for dinner and a bath, and finally a warm snuggle before bed.
About the Author
AG Ford is a New York Times bestselling children's book illustrator and recipient of two NAACP Image Awards (for Our Children Can Soar and What Color is My World). He has over 30 published books for children. Mr. Ford grew up in Dallas, Texas and attended The Columbus College of Art and Design. He lives in Frisco, Texas with his family.
Praise For Brown Baby Lullaby…
"A perfect read-aloud for bedtime." —Kirkus Reviews, starred review
"Brown and Ford make an outstanding team, drawing together realistic illustrations, gentle words, and beautiful phrases often uttered by parents to communicate love and acceptance to their children." —Booklist
"The springy rhyme is sweet without being saccharine, and touches of Spanish and neat phrasing add verve. This has high baby shower appeal, but it also has vigor, snap, and charm, to suit the actual kid audience." —Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
"Chronicling the nighttime routine of a family, Brown has penned a bedtime story that is immediately warm and relatable for families with young children. With the rhythmic text and engaging illustrations, here's a book that could become part of yours." —Horn Book