We agree with the statement made by the manufacturer of this product LYRA who adds the following note:
"We believe that all humans are equal despite the different colours of their skin. In order to portray this in colour LYRA has created an assortment of Colour Giant® pencils incorporating the 12 most common skin colours of the people of our world. That way everyone can be portrayed equally without discrimination in the colour of their skin. A drawing set for tolerance and understanding. "