Shady Baby

by Gabrielle Union, Dwyane Wade

On Sale: 05/18/2021

Shady Baby

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Shady Baby

by Gabrielle Union, Dwyane Wade

illustrated by Tara Nicole Whitaker

On Sale: 05/18/2021


About the Book



Shady Baby keeps it real in this picture book collaboration by New York Times bestselling duo actress and producer Gabrielle Union and NBA superstar and businessman Dwyane Wade.

Based on their famous baby girl, Kaavia James:

After a long morning of being fabulous, Shady Baby heads to the park for a relaxing play session. But what does she find?! Some not-so-nice kids picking on others.

Shady flashes them a look—her famous side eye—and teaches them that it’s better to play nice. But when her feelings are hurt, will anyone stand (or crawl) by her side?

Find out in this upbeat picture book that teaches kids to speak their minds and stand up for what they believe in. Perfect for fans of The Boss Baby and Feminist Baby

Critical Praise

"Laid out in rollicking rhyme, the text sets a pace as energetic as its protagonist, keeping the pages turning and the rhythm bouncing for storytime read-alouds and independent readers alike. Serving looks and a little bit of shade with every reread." — Kirkus Reviews


Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780063054035
  • ISBN 10: 0063054035
  • Imprint: HarperCollins
  • On Sale: 05/18/2021
  • Pages: 32
  • List Price:23.99 CAD
  • Ages: 4 to 8
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE FICTION / Imagination & Play
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / New Experience
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Bullying
  • BISAC4 : JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / United States / African American
  • BISAC5 : JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
  • BISAC6 : JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Values & Virtues

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