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Book Information: Black Is Brown Is Tan

Black Is Brown Is Tan (1973) [Picture Book]
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Summary (From the publisher):

Brown-skinned momma, the color of chocolate milk and coffee pumpkin pie, whose face gets ginger red when she puffs and yells the children into bed. White-skinned daddy, not white like milk or snow, lighter than brown, With pinks and tiny tans, whose face gets tomato red when he puffs and yells their children into bed. Children who are all the colors of the race, growing up happy in a house full of love. This is the way it is for them; this is the way they are, but the joy they feel extends to every reader of this book.

Black is brown is tan is a story poem about being, a beautiful true song about a family delighting in each other and in the good things of the earth.

Original title: Black Is Brown Is Tan
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionChildren & Young AdultFamily & Relationships
FictionChildren & Young AdultPicture Books

Edition #1: Black Is Brown Is Tan

Black Is Brown Is Tan (1973)
Edition Details:

Language: English


Illustrated by: Emily Arnold McCully
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Manifested in:

Black Is Brown Is Tan (January 6, 2004)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Amistad
ISBN: 0064436446
Dimensions: 8.6 x 10.9 x 0.2
Pages: 40

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