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Lupita Nyong'o smiles proudly as she poses with a copy of her new children's book

By Bobbie Whiteman For Dailymail.com

Published: 01:15 BST, 20 October 2019 | Updated: 01:18 BST, 20 October 2019

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She first found stardom as Patsey in 12 Years A Slave, before her role as feisty Nakia in Black Panther catapulted her to worldwide fame.

Now Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o, 36, is an author, too, with the publication of her first children's book, Sulwe. 

The proud star turned up for a book signing at a Barnes & Noble in Union Square in New York City on Friday. 

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Author! Lupita Nyong'o was seen at her book signing for Sulwe at Barnes & Noble at Union Square on Saturday

Author! Lupita Nyong'o was seen at her book signing for Sulwe at Barnes & Noble at Union Square on Saturday 

She looked stunning in a black coat that she wore over a dark blue sweater with silver stars and a white blouse with a pointy collar. 

Lupita completed her look with a dark blue skirt patterned with tiny silver stars and high-heeled black pumps with silver toe caps. 

With her hair in her signature short black curly style, she wore dark glass and carried her book in one hand. 

Fashionista: Lupita stunned in a black coat that she wore over a dark blue sweater with silver stars and a white blouse with a pointy collar

Fashionista: Lupita stunned in a black coat that she wore over a dark blue sweater with silver stars and a white blouse with a pointy collar

So chic: Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o, 36, seen outside Barnes & Noble in Union Square, NYC, on Friday holding her new children's book, Sulwe

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