Sugar Pie Lullaby: The Soul of Motown in a Song of Love


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10.28 X 10.26 X 0.39 inches | 1.03 pounds

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About the Author

Poet and author Carole Boston Weatherford earned a BA from American University, an MA from the University of Baltimore, and an MFA from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She has written more than 40 books and has earned many awards including the NAACP Image Award, a Coretta Scott King Award, and a Caldecott. She often writes about African American history, families and traditions, and jazz. Weatherford is the winner of a Ragan-Rubin Award for Literary Achievement from the North Carolina English Teachers Association and the North Carolina Award for Literature. She lives in North Carolina and teaches at Fayetteville State University.

Sawyer Cloud is a self-taught artist living in Madagascar, her birth country. She is a passionate artist with a huge interest in dreams and freedom. Her previous titles include The Juneteenth Story and Sugar Pie Lullaby, among many others. Sawyer loves music and has a long list of dreams to accomplish, including traveling around the world.


"Music by Marvin Gaye, the Temptations, Stevie Wonder, and others rhythmically moves the book forward [and] amplifies the text's lyrical and loving message" -- Kirkus Reviews
"From tummy time and bath time to reading stories and snuggling, there are countless moments portrayed that will resonate with readers, young and old... a sweet offering for tots" -- Booklist