I Absolutely, Positively Love My Spots

by Lid’ya C. Rivera

On Sale: 06/06/2023

I Absolutely, Positively Love My Spots

by Lid’ya C. Rivera

illustrated by Niña Mata

On Sale: 06/06/2023

Format:

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About the Book

"Highly recommended." —School Library Journal

A 55th NAACP Image Award Nominee for Best Children's Literature

A young girl with vitiligo celebrates her skin in this joyful picture book by debut author Lid’ya C. Rivera and illustrated by #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Niña Mata!

This lyrical celebration of self-esteem, perseverance, and loving the skin you're in will inspire all children to appreciate their spots or what makes them different. Perfect for pairing with I Am Enough by Grace Byers, Remarkably You by Pat Zietlow Miller, and I Am Every Good Thing by Derrick Barnes.

Includes a personal letter from the author and facts about vitiligo.

Critical Praise

“A lovely ode to the beauty of those with vitiligo is showcased in this rhyming picture book. Bright colors along with a vast array of fine details makes this an excellent choice for patrons of all ages.” — School Library Journal

“This utterly charming picture book from vitiligo advocate Rivera exudes self-love from cover to cover. Her confidence is infectious. Mata’s illustrations are full of texture and joy. Much-needed encouragement to love the skin we’re in.” — Kirkus Reviews

“I stand up and I stand out./ I am the light and the spark,” declares the vivacious narrator of Rivera’s upbeat debut...Via texture and contrast, digital illustrations from Mata add warmth and lightheartedness to this self-loving tale. — Publishers Weekly

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780063119970
  • ISBN 10: 0063119978
  • Imprint: HarperCollins
  • On Sale: 06/06/2023
  • Pages: 40
  • List Price:24.99 CAD
  • Ages: 4 to 8
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE FICTION / Diversity & Multicultural
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE FICTION / Concepts / Body

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