MY CHILD is “a rare gem”

October 2022 | Recent Deals

Bernard Mensah’s MY CHILD, a letter from a Black father to his son illustrating the unconditional love of parents, the inevitability of failing, and the wonder of tomorrow’s possibilities, all with the constant reminder that the child is “a rare gem,” worthy of the world and belonging among the stars, illustrated by Talia Skyles, to Ariel Richardson at Chronicle Children’s, for publication in fall 2025, by Natalie Lakosil while at Bradford Literary Agency for the author, and by Shadra Strickland at Painted Words for the illustrator (world).