Lupita Nyong’o pens a book to inspire people of colour “to walk with joy”

Vastavam web: Actor Lupita Nyong’o has written a children’s book and she wishes it inspires people of colour “to walk with joy in their own skin”.The Oscar-winning actor shared the news on her Instagram page and said the book’s name is “Sulwe” which has been inspired by her own childhood as a black teenager.”She encounters lessons that we learn as children and spend our lives unlearning. This is a story for little ones, but no matter the age I hope it serves as an inspiration for everyone to walk with joy in their own skin,” she added.

The actor said the book will be released in January next year and it is aimed at children between the age group five to seven.”Sulwe” means “star” in Nyong’o’s native language, Luo and the book follows the story of the five-year-old girl growing up in Kenya.