A modern classic, this whimsical story has been celebrating the beauty of African-American hair for over 20 years!
In this imaginative, evocative story, a girl named Keyana discovers the beauty and magic of her special hair, encouraging black children to be proud of their heritage and enhancing self-confidence. I Love My Hair! has been a staple in African-American picture books for over 20 years, and now has a fresh, updated cover that shines on the shelves!
About the Author
Natasha Anastasia Tarpley started writing when she was seven years old, and from that young age she understood that stories could change the world. She is the author of the bestselling picture book I Love My Hair!, Bippity Bop Barbershop, The Me I Choose to Be, and the Keyana series. Natasha is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and is the cofounder of Voonderbar! Media, a project seeking to expand the depictions of children of color in media. She lives with her family in Chicago, Illinois.
"A very special book about self-acceptance."—School Library Journal
"A celebration of African-American identity....Lewis's watercolors are masterful."—Booklist
"A gracefully told story....Author and artist impart a reassuring message about the importance of appreciating who they are."—Publishers Weekly
"Wonderful....[A] sweet story of learning to love yourself without compromise."—Chicago Tribune