We are so excited to announce the confirmed schedule for the M is for Melanin tour! Thank you again to all of you that signed up and helped spread the word to ensure that we filled up this tour with some amazing #ownvoices reviewers! Be sure to visit our hosts during this week and help promote M is for Melanin for the entire week.
Remember, all tour hosts are required to post reviews in addition to their creative content.
One Page at a Time – Mommy & Me + Vlog
Positively BriAna Reads – Video Review + #ownvoices Reflection
Reading Stewardess – #ownvoices Reflection
Distinguished Detective Phantom – Look Book + Favorite Quotes
Nancy Luvs Books – Review
Loc’d Booktician – 15 Thoughts While Reading
The Euphoriczat – Video Review + #ownvoices Reflection
YSF in Color – Mood Board + #ownvoices Reflection
Bookseats and Booze – Favorite Quotes + #ownvoices Reflection
Snow and Books – Review in 5 Gifs + #ownvoices Reflection
Books with Brandie Shanae – Video Review + #ownvoices Reflection
Starlight Reads – Book Aesthetic + #ownvoices Reflection
Rangona’s World – Blog Interview + Fan Art + Theme Analysis
Tiffany Rose is a left handed illustrator and author. She is currently living and working in Paris, France. She’s a lover of coffee, massive curly afros, world travel, and little brown children being their quirky free selves.
She is a full time teacher, creator, and world traveler.
Rose saw a need for children of color, to be represented in children’s literature and illustration. She remembers what it was like as a brown child not seeing herself represented in the books and characters she loved so dearly. Rose recently illustrated a 12 month calendar titled In MyMelanin, which features the joy and beauty of black children. Her Imaginarium 2019 calendar will be out December 2018. Rose creates art so that the 14.2% of underrepresented children can see themselves reflected. Pencil in hand, she’s changing that percentage one illustration at a time.Rose’s debut picture book ‘M is for Melanin’ will be published in Fall 2019.
M Is for Melanin
by Tiffany Rose
Publisher: Little Bee Books
Release Date: October 1st 2019
Genre: Children’s Picture Book
M Is for Melanin is an empowering alphabet book that teaches kids their ABCs and celebrates Black children!
M is for Melanin
shining in every inch of your skin.
Every shade, every hue.
All beautiful and unique.
Each letter of the alphabet contains affirming, Black-positive messages, from A is for Afro, to F is for Fresh, to W is for Worthy. This book teaches children their ABCs while encouraging them to love the skin that they’re in.
Be bold. Be fearless. BE YOU.