Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o ‘s book Sulwe will be available in a book store near you. Sulwe which means the Star has now been translated into other languages including Lupita’s native Luo and Kiswahili.
Posting via social media, Nyong’o said the book can now be found in English, Swahili and her mother tongue, Luo.
“Sulwe is coming home! … My childhood inspired Sulwe’s story. I hope its message can travel the world for readers of all ages, but it’s especially meaningful to bring it home! #SulweHomecoming,” she said.
#Sulwe is coming home! You can now find editions in Kenya in English, Swahili & my mother tongue, Luo. My childhood inspired Sulwe's story. I hope its message can travel the world for readers of all ages, but it's especially meaningful to bring it home! 🇰🇪 #SulweHomecoming pic.twitter.com/i36pjGaklR
— Lupita Nyong'o (@Lupita_Nyongo) October 1, 2020
In this stunning debut picture book, the actress creates a heartwarming story to inspire children to see their own unique beauty.
Sulwe has skin the colour of midnight. She is darker than everyone in her family. She is darker than anyone in her school. Sulwe just wants to be beautiful and bright, like her mother and sister.
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Then a magical journey in the night sky opens her eyes and changes everything. Sulwe is out on October 1 and is available for pre-order today on the link in her bio.