Winner of The Wishing Shelf Book Awards 2020
Named “2020 Best of the Best” by the Black Caucus American Library Association
Purple Dragonfly Honorable Mention Award
Readers’ Favorite 5 Star Review
Embrace diversity, accept others, and courageously be yourself!
Shiloh and Dande the Lion is an imaginative story that explores diversity, tolerance, and empowerment through the fantastic dream of a young boy. Shiloh, whose name means peace, is bullied at a new school for the color of his skin. After talking to his mom about it, Shiloh discovers a dandelion in his backyard. He makes a wish, goes to sleep, and Dande the Lion comes to life! Unexpected adventures await Shiloh, as he meets unlikely creatures that share their magical experiences, to help him gain courage, confidence and overcome adversity.