I Love the Skin I'm In!

I Love the Skin I'm In!

by Mayma Raphael, Haily Cryan
     
 

Ruby, a curious little girl, engages the reader in a wonderful dialog with her mother. I Love the Skin I'm In!, uniquely expresses rhythmic responses to curious questions about skin color. The book creates a beautiful rainbow of harmonious expressions of tolerance, self acceptance and love of oneself. It is a simplified way of explaining to children that regardless

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Overview

Ruby, a curious little girl, engages the reader in a wonderful dialog with her mother. I Love the Skin I'm In!, uniquely expresses rhythmic responses to curious questions about skin color. The book creates a beautiful rainbow of harmonious expressions of tolerance, self acceptance and love of oneself. It is a simplified way of explaining to children that regardless of skin color we are more alike than we are different.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780615568652
Publisher:
Mom Publishing
Publication date:
06/20/2012
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
1,355,254
Product dimensions:
11.00(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
3 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Mayma Raphael was born on the island of Dominica, and moved to Toronto, Canada as a teenager. She pursued an undergraduate and graduate degree at Carleton University in Ottawa. Upon moving to the US she started her own company, and later went on to work in Wealth Management for a major financial corporation. Taking a break from her career and being a stay-at-home mother has brought her so much joy, and she finds her children her greatest inspiration. She was inspired by her four year old daughter to write this book. She resides in Westchester County, New York with her husband and her two young children. "I Love the Skin I'm In!" is her debut book as a writer.

Haily Cryan is an emerging illustrator living and working out of Brooklyn, New York. She graduated from the Hartford Art School with her B.F.A. in Illustration and minor degree in Art History. She has spent her time pursuing her passion and career as an illustrator, artist and designer from a very young age. Growing up by the shore in Connecticut with both parents as artists for their profession, was a huge inspiration for Haily, she always knew she wanted painting and drawing to be a part of her life. Haily has developed her own style, and her enthusiasm, devotion and love for her work, has always been her guide to making memorable art.

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