International actress Lupita Nyong’o’s book, Sulwe, is coming yo Kenya.
Sharing the exciting news on her social media pages, Lupita Nyong’o said that “Sulwe coming home” and that the book can be found in English, Swahili and Luo.
Lupita has shared the exciting news on her social media account.
Lupita tweeted: “#Sulwe is coming home! You can now find editions in Kenya in English, Swahili & my mother tongue, Luo. My childhood inspired Sulwe’s story. I hope its message can travel the world for readers of all ages, but it’s especially meaningful to bring it home!”
Sulwe has received critical acclaim since its initial publication in the USA in October 2019. The stunning picture book is a recipient of the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award and the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Children’s Literary Work. Sulwe has appeared on the New York Times best sellers list for 13 weeks.
In its initial publication in the USA in October 2019, the moving picture book Sulwe which means star put emphasis on the fact that beauty comes from within and everyone is beautiful in a unique way, regardless of skin colour.
Sulwe follows the story of a young girl with skin the colour of midnight. She wants to be beautiful and bright like her mother and sister. A magical journey in the night sky opens her eyes and changes everything.