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It'll Be Irie: Staying True to Yourself

It'll Be Irie: Staying True to Yourself

Current price: $17.95
Publication Date: July 1st, 2023
Cardinal Rule Press
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Raymond can’t wait to move to America. He is determined to be the most American American ever! But when he gets to his new school his Jamaican roots show through and he must figure out how to be the most Raymond Raymond ever.

It’ll Be Irie shows the challenges and discomfort of crossing cultures from both sides. Highly recommend to anyone who wants to give the little ones in their life the gift of celebrating who they are and learning to share their culture with others. ~ Readers' Favorite

It'll Be Irie by Donn Swaby is a fantastic way to teach kids about crossing cultures - loved seeing Raymond’s home culture play

About the Author

Donn Swaby is a native of Queens, New York and a multi-genre artist with credits as a professional stage, film, and television actor, musician, and writer of picture books, middle grade novels, stage plays, screenplays, television drama series, feature length articles, interviews, restaurant and music reviews. A passionate lover of nature, Donn lives in Los Angeles, California and loves hiking wherever there are trails and mountains. Alejandra Barajas has a degree in fine arts from Guanajuato University, but she found her true passion in children’s book illustration. She loves all kinds of stories and believes that each one has the power to teach something new and valuable. Alejandra is almost always drawing—even in her free time—but when she’s not, she can be found spending time with her family and dogs.