Kaavia James might solely be two years outdated however she’s already inspiring her well-known dad and mom to uplift different kids.
Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade’s new kids’s ebook Shady Child follows a younger little one, who after a protracted morning of being “fabulous” heads to the park for a calming play session. There, she sees some “not so-nice” children selecting on others and takes it upon herself to show them the way to be good.
The brand new ebook is slated to hit cabinets on Might 18 through HarperCollins.
Kaavia James, exterior of being the topic of a kids’s ebook, is an Instagram influencer boasting over 1.5 million followers.
“That is our first kids’s ebook we did collectively and we’re so excited for the world to learn Shady Child,” Union and Wade told PEOPLE in a joint assertion. “Impressed by our daughter, Kaavia James, we wished to create a kids’s ebook that not solely had a bit Black woman as the primary character however that additionally displays the worldwide group we dwell in.”
They added: “We hope to present the phrase ‘shady’ a extra optimistic affiliation and use it to characterize one’s ethical compass to do the correct factor and get up for themselves and others. It is essential that little Black ladies and boys get to see themselves in these fairy tales and for kids of different races to see us in management roles.”
This isn’t Union’s first kids’s ebook. The actress wrote Welcome to the Get together, a “festive and common love letter from dad and mom to little ones” which was printed in Might 2020 by HarperCollins.