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I Promise

I Promise

Catherine Hernandez (Author); Syrus Marcus Ware (Illustrator)

  • Publisher: Arsenal Pub Press
  • Format: Book
  • Pages: 32
  • Released: Oct 15, 2019
  • ISBN-13: 9781551527796


Catherine Hernandez’s debut novel Scarborough was shortlisted for a Lambda Literary Award, the Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction, and the Trillium Prize, Ontario’s richest literary award. Her latest, I Promise, is a beautiful tribute to the resiliency of diverse families. Featuring tender-hearted illustrations by renowned artist Syrus Marcus Ware, I Promise captures with love and honesty the intimate moments of parenting in all their messy glory -- from dealing with a kid who doesn’t want to brush their teeth to looking under the bed for monsters to cuddling after a long day. This charming picture book showcases the many shapes, sizes, and colors that families come in, emphasizing that every queer family starts with the sacred promise to love a child.

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