The Academia confer-winning artist will compose “Sulwe” for Simon & Schuster Books for Youthful Readers.
The volume, that will be designed at family ages 5 to 7, will speak the history of a 5-year-old lady increasing up in Kenya who struggles in possessing the darkest leather colour in her household.
“Sulwe is a black skinned lady who goes on a stellar-eyed affair, and awakens in a reimagined feeling of beautiful,” Nyong’o wrote in her ad of the volume on Instagram. “She encounters training session how we find out as family and expend our lives unlearning. The is a history for slight ones, but no question the age I expect it serving as an inspire for all to go in joy in their own leather.”
In 2014, the “dark Pantera” artist gave a speaking at the Nature 7th Yearly Dark Female in Hollywood occasion in that she tell of reception a email of a youthful fan who said her: “I believe thou, thou’re very happy to be the dark but yet the success in Hollywood above overnight.”
Nyong’o told the lady as well wrote: “I was fair on to buy Dencia’s Whitenicious creme to brighten my leather while you emerging on the planet map and stored me.”
“My cardiac bled a slight while I recite such speech,” the artist told.
Nyong’o told how she too had struggled in her face color.
She tell to the New York Times on her 2014 speaking departure virus.
“I thick felt very thankful how it had the effect,” she told. “or at how period it occurred to me how down there was an auditorium how the was resonant in, but the age team how very necessary to listen the wouldn’t definitely listen the speaking.”
Nyong’o’s volume is anticipated to be published in Jan 2019.