Age Group: 4-8
In this vibrant and exquisitely illustrated picture book by Jamaican-Canadian writer Olive Senior and acclaimed artist Laura James (the team that created the best-selling Anna Carries Water), a young girl learns to love her difficult-to-manage voluminous and Boonoonoonous Hair.
One of Jamaica’s most beloved and prestigious writers, Olive Senior was born and brought up in Jamaica. She is the winner of many awards, including the Commonwealth Prize and the Institute of Jamaica’s Gold Medal for her poetry. She lives in Toronto. Laura James is an award-winning artist and self-taught painter of Antiguan heritage. She illustrated the best-selling Anna Carries Water and lives in New York City.