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I Love My Hair!

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$6.99 US | $9.99 CAN
Available Nov. 1, 2003

Paperback Board
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Age Range: 0-3
  • Grade Level: P-P
  • Pages: 11
  • Dimensions: 6" x 6"
  • ISBN-13: 9780316525589



  About The Book

First published in hardcover in 1998, and then in paperback in 2001, I Love My Hair has sold remarkably well, and proved that there was indeed a demand for African-American children's books. Now in board book to reach an even younger audience! Now babies and toddlers can enjoy the best-selling I Love my Hair! With whimsical, evocative text and expressive watercolor illustrations, this empowering book encourages young black children to not only feel good about their special hair but to also feel proud of their heritage.




  Author

Tarpley, Natasha (1009823)

Natasha Anastasia Tarpley is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and numerous other awards. She is also the author of I Love My Hair! She currently resides in Illinois.


E.B. Lewis has illustrated over seventy books for children, including Nikki Grimes' Talkin' About Bessie: The Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman, the 2003 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award Winner; Tolowa M. Mollel's My Rows and Piles of Coins, an ALA Notable Book and a Coretta Scott King Honor Book; Bat Boy and His Violin by Garvin Curtis a Coretta Scott King Honor Book, and Jacqueline Woodson's The Other Side, a 2002 Notable Book for the Language Arts. He currently resides in New Jersey.