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About The Book

A joyfully poetic board book that delivers an ode to the beautiful light of African American boys.

I shine night too
smooth brown
glow skin

This simple, playful, and elegant board book stars a young boy who joyfully celebrates his dark skin with a bright moon at the end of a perfect day.

About The Author

Ruth Forman is the author of bestselling children’s books, CurlsGlowBloom, and Ours, as well as award-winning poetry collections We Are the Young Magicians and Renaissance

About The Illustrator

Geneva Bowers is a self-taught illustrator based in western North Carolina. She’s illustrated children’s books The Dragon ThiefBeyoncé: Shine Your Light, and Curls, among others. Geneva’s work has won the 2018 Hugo Award for Best Fan Artist and a 2018 BSFA Award nomination. She loves manipulating color and adding whimsy with a touch of realism and calm. Visit her online at GenevaB.com.

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