Best seller – delightful story describing the versatility of African hair – all the different hairstyles from afro puff to braids with beads.
A little girl who didn’t enjoy hair-combing time learns to appreciate her hair.
“[A] gracefully told story. Lewis’s realistic watercolors take fanciful flight. Together author and artist impart a reassuring message for all children about the importance of appreciating what they look like as part of who they are.”
A young African American girl describes the different wonderful ways she can wear her hair.
Natasha Anastasia Tarpley is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and numerous other awards.
E.B. Lewis is the illustrator of two Corretta Scott King Honor Books including The Bat Boy and His Violin by Gavin Curtis and Talkin’ About Bessie: The Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman by Nikki Grimes
Reading level – 3.3
Ages: 4-8 years