Six-time Coretta Scott King Award winner and four-time Caldecott Honor recipient Bryan Collier brings this classic, inspirational poem to life, written by acclaimed poet Useni Eugene Perkins, now available in a board book format!
HEY BLACK CHILD--do you know who you are? Who you really are?
So begins the widely-recited poem by Useni Eugene Perkins, to be illustrated by award-winning illustrator Bryan Collier. An ode to black children, this empowering board book is a celebration of African-American lives that promotes the self-esteem, making this both a timely and important book, especially in light of recent events across America.
Useni Eugene Perkins's "Hey Black Child" was recently performed on Steve Harvey's show Little Big Shots by four-year-old Pe'Tehn (www.youtube.com and, last Autumn was recited by Pe'Tehn when she was three blowing away viewers and raising awareness for the confidence-building text