Pretty Brown Face: Family Celebration Board Books

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Help boil the greens, flip the fish, and slice the pie for a mouth-watering family meal in I Smell Honey, then join the fun as a baby boy discovers the unique features that make his face so special in Pretty Brown Face. In Shake Shake Shake and Watch Me Dance, explore the joys of rhythm and movement. These spirited board books celebrate the loving closeness of an African American family.

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Overview

Help boil the greens, flip the fish, and slice the pie for a mouth-watering family meal in I Smell Honey, then join the fun as a baby boy discovers the unique features that make his face so special in Pretty Brown Face. In Shake Shake Shake and Watch Me Dance, explore the joys of rhythm and movement. These spirited board books celebrate the loving closeness of an African American family.

Join the fun as a baby boy discovers the unique features that make his face so special in Pretty Brown Face. A Mylar mirror at the end of the book encourages babies to explore their own pretty faces. Full color. 16 pp. 20,000 print.

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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Susie Wilde
Several African-American writers are bringing books to young babies. Pretty Brown Face shows a father admiring his young son 's "as special as can be" features. A mylar mirror encourages babies to look at their own faces.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780152006433
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 2/28/1997
  • Edition description: First Edition and Board Book
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 8
  • Sales rank: 308,507
  • Age range: 3 - 5 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 6.50 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Andrea Davis Pinkney is the New York Times best-selling author of several books for young readers, including the novel Bird in a Box, a Today Show Al Roker Book Club for Kids pick, and Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America, winner of the Coretta Scott King Author Award. Additional works include the Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Honor book Duke Ellington, illustrated by her husband, Brian Pinkney; and Let It Shine: Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters, a Coretta Scott King Honor book and winner of the Carter G. Woodson Award. Andrea Davis Pinkney lives in New York City.

BRIAN PINKNEY is a celebrated picture-book illustrator who has won two Caldecott Honors. His many professional tributes also include the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award and three Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honors. He has collaborated with his wife, author Andrea Davis Pinkney, on several picture books including Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra and Sleeping Cutie . The Pinkneys live in Brooklyn, New York.

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