Glow (Board book)

Glow By Ruth Forman, Geneva Bowers (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ruth Forman, Geneva Bowers (Illustrator)
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A joyfully poetic board book that delivers an ode to the beautiful light of African American boys.

I shine night too
smooth brown
glow skin

This simple, playful, and elegant board book stars a young boy who joyfully celebrates his dark skin with a bright moon at the end of a perfect day.

About the Author

Ruth Forman is the author of bestselling children’s books CurlsGlowBloomOursOne, and Like So, as well as award-winning poetry collections We Are the Young Magicians and Renaissance

Geneva Bowers is a self-taught illustrator based in western North Carolina. She’s illustrated children’s books The Dragon ThiefBeyoncé: Shine Your Light, and Curls, among others. Geneva’s work has won the 2018 Hugo Award for Best Fan Artist and a 2018 BSFA Award nomination. She loves manipulating color and adding whimsy with a touch of realism and calm. Visit her online at

Product Details
ISBN: 9781534446335
ISBN-10: 1534446338
Publisher: Little Simon
Publication Date: May 4th, 2021
Pages: 26
Language: English