A joyful celebration of a young Caribbean girl’s childhood. Some people have dresses for every occasion but Afiya needs only one. Her dress records the memories of her childhood, from roses in bloom to pigeons in flight, from tigers at the zoo to October leaves falling. Northern Lights Book Awards Picture Book of the Year. USBBY Outstanding International Books 2021. New York Times, 25 Best Children's Books of 2020. A Guardian Children's Book of the Month. For ages 3+. Hardcover, printed on sustainably-sourced paper with soy-based inks.