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A fabulous read-aloud bedtime story for today’s new and soon-to-be parents! Bilingual lyrical text, alongside brightly colored illustrations, tells a sweet story "from dusk, til tuck in" of a young Afro-Latinx family’s day. For me, this book conjures fond memories of the family rituals at home that shape our daily lives and follow us into adulthood. —AZIA— Azia
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.
An Amazon Best Book of the Year!
One of NPR's 100 Best Books for Young Readers
"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