It's Pride, Baby!

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This picture book debut about a child's first Black Pride Parade reminds kids to take pride in themselves and know that they are loved no matter what.

It’s Pride, Baby! is a love letter to a child of gay parents, reminding them of the importance of having pride while instilling hope, assurance, and love.

It's Black Gay Pride Day in Washington, DC, and readers will enjoy watching two gay parents get their child ready for a day at the National Mall. From cheerful neighbors to colorful outfits to fireworks, the vast LGBTQIA+ community is represented here in body, spirit, and pride flags galore! The sassy refrain—"It’s pride, baby!"—both introduces readers to this celebration and promises them unconditional love.

Dia Valle’s (they/them) vibrant illustrations paired with debut author Allen R. Well’s (he/him) melodic text makes for a powerful picture book sure to resonate for years to come.

Allen R. Wells (he/him) is an author and engineer. He was born in Jackson, Mississippi. He studied architectural engineering at Tennessee State University in Nashville. It's Pride, Baby! is his debut picture book. He lives in Virginia.

Dia Valle (they/them) is an illustrator based in Brooklyn, New York, who loves to create relatable characters with a touch of whimsy, draw cute outfits, and explore themes of friendship and found family.


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