New Picture Book is a Loving Tribute to Children

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Author Jwajiku Korantema Attempts to Encourage Young Readers to Realize How Special They Really Are

Author Jwajiku Korantema enthralls young readers as she presents You Are Special, Beautiful Child, released through Xlibris. With some thirty pages of vibrant illustrations, this picture book ignites the fire of hope and confidence in children’s hearts.

You Are Special, Beautiful Child is written to remind children how special they are. Each page speaks to the essence of a child and the extraordinary beauty he or she exudes—when engaged in a myriad of everyday fun activities. This book helps young readers embrace their uniqueness and love themselves for who they are.

A read of inspiration and encouragement, You Are Special, Beautiful Child can be used by parents, teachers, caregivers, and those who spend time with children, as it serves as a reminder how amazing they really are.

This book will be featured in the BookExpo America Book Exhibit in New York, NY, on May 25-27, 2010. For more information, log on to

About the Author bestseller Jwajiku Korantema, also known as Lacey Haywood, author of children's illustrated book I'M African and Proud, is a graduate of Rutgers University with a B.A. in English. With many years of experience in the education field, Ms. Korantema encourages children to find their own voice, develop a vibrant and compassionate sense of purpose, and to be confident and believe in themselves.

You Are Special, Beautiful Child * by Jwajiku Korantema
Publication Date: February 4, 2010
Picture Book; $21.99; 30 pages; 978-1-4500-1943-9
Picture Book Hardcover; $31.99; 30 pages; 978-1-4500-1944-6

To request a complimentary paperback review copy, contact the publisher at (888) 795-4274 x. 7479. Tear sheets may be sent by regular or electronic mail to Marketing Services. To purchase copies of the book for resale, please fax Xlibris at (610) 915-0294 or call (888) 795-4274 x. 7876.

For more information, contact Xlibris at (888) 795-4274 or on the web at

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