By Bobbie Whiteman For Dailymail.com
Published: 01:15 BST, 20 October 2019 | Updated: 01:18 BST, 20 October 2019
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
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