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  • Writer's pictureShameer Bismilla

It'll be Irie

Immerse yourself in the world of ‘It’ll Be Irie’ written by Donn Swaby, a captivating picture book that beautifully celebrates the Jamaican culture. 🌺📖 The story revolves around Raymond, a boy who moves to America exploring themes such, as self confidence, identity and the value of family and friends. As Raymond prepares for his journey he embraces American slang enjoys watching movies and even tries his hand at cooking dishes adding an humorous touch to the narrative. Inspired by his parents experiences Swabys heartfelt storytelling unfolds with warmth and authenticity that will surely captivate readers. Accompanied by Alejandra Barajas charming illustrations this tale not encourages embracing ones roots. Also highlights the challenges of adapting to a new culture. ‘It’ll Be Irie’ is more than a book; it’s an expedition that inspires readers to stay true, to themselves. 🌟📚


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