This very popular story is now available in a board book. A little girl learns to appreciate her hair and discovers it's versatility and variety of hair styles - afro, beaded, braided, etc.
Book is also available in paperback edition - see below.
"[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