Sulwe’s skin is the colour of midnight. She’s darker than everyone in her family, and everyone at school. All she wants is to be beautiful and bright, like her mother and sister. Then a magical journey through the night sky opens her eyes and changes everything.

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Description

Kara ne ok ochuno ni Otieno nyaka lok dende kata matin nono

This Sulwe paperback version is written in Dholuo and is a children’s fiction picture book by actress Lupita Nyong’o. It follows the story of a young girl who wishes for her dark skin to be lighter. The story is ultimately about colourism and learning to love oneself, no matter one’s skin tone.

Features and Benefits

  • Encourages children to love their skin and embrace their inner light.
  • This book is also available in English and Swahili
  • Suitable for kids aged 4 to 8 years.

Gift wrapping option available.

Click here to shop Sulwe in English.

Click here to Shop Sulwe in Swahili.

 

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‘Sulwe’ (Dholuo for star)
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Incredible gift a child will remember
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Sulwe and amazing book