Bright Eyes, Brown Skin by Cheryl Willis Hudson
(A Feeling Good Book)

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Four children who feel good about who they are and how they look enjoy the activities of a typical day at school, happy and brimming with confidence and self-esteem.

About Cheryl Willis Hudson

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Cheryl Willis Hudson is the author of a dozen books for children, including BRIGHT EYES, BROWN SKIN (coauthored with Bernette G. Ford) and COME BY HERE, LORD: EVERYDAY PRAYERS FOR CHILDREN. She says that HANDS CAN was inspired by her own children. "I was amazed by the versatility, dexterity, utility, and even gracefulness of such small fingers," she says. "I began to see hands as marvelous works of art, and I wanted to somehow capture that vision in a children's book." John-Francis Bourke was born in Dublin, Ireland, and now works in New York City. His photographs have been published in GQ, TV GUIDE, ESPN THE MAGAZINE, NICK JR., PARENTING, and PARENTS. He says, "Photographing people provides me with a constant stream of new faces, new words, new conversation - it never gets old. Photographing children gives you all that, plus innocence and curiosity. Wonderful!" This is his first book for children. Nikki Giovanni is the author of "Acolytes: Poems "and "The Collected Poetry of Nikki Giovanni: 1968-1998," George Ford is the illustrator of several books in the What-a-Baby series.
Published January 1, 1990 by Scholastic. 23 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The first book in the Feeling Good series follows four African-American children through a busy day at preschool. A gentle, catchy rhyme meanders through the pages as bright, realistic illustrations s

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Though the text is not particularly subtle and the drawings are slightly stiff (on some pages the children look like short adults), the book goes a long way toward achieving its stated goals: to present ``happy children, brimming with confidence and self-esteem,'' and to ``celebrate positive imag...

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