Story about Afiya: a Swahili name meaning health

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A gorgeously illustrated and joyful celebration of a young Caribbean girl’s childhood.

Some people have dresses for every occasion but Afiya needs only one. Her dress records the memories of her childhood, from roses in bloom to pigeons in flight, from tigers at the zoo to October leaves falling.

Winner of the Northern Lights Picture Book of the Year Award 2020. USBBY Outstanding International Books 2021. New York Times, 25 Best Children's Books of 2020. Kate Greenaway Medal Nomination 2021. A Guardian Children's Book of the Month 2020.

  • For ages 2+
  • Softcover
  • Printed on sustainably-sourced paper with plant-based inks
  • Dimensions: 9″ x 0.2″ x 9.8″
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