RECORD-SETTING KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN: Based on the animated short by the same name, which was the highest funded short film in Kickstarter history, Hair Love generated a lot of media attention and was featured on Buzzfeed, Refinery 29, Forbes.com, Yahoo Beauty, NYMag’s The Cut, Essence.com, Ebony.com, PBS News Hour, and more.
POWERHOUSE TEAM: Matthew Cherry is a former NFL wide receiver-turned-award-winning filmmaker. Vashti Harrison is a New York Times bestselling author-illustrator whose debut is a NAACP Image Award nominee. Together, they’re an unstoppable team, and we expect to see a lot of press and media when the book and short release.
Starring an African American family with a CULTURALLY SPECIFIC AND WIDELY RELATABLE topic at its heart, this picture book is perfect for anyone looking for a heartwarming family story.
FATHER’S DAY HOOK: Featuring a dad spending quality time with his daughter, this book is perfect for Father’s Day.
HAIR PRIDE: Zuri is PROUD of her hair and heritage, making her an excellent role model for little girls and boys.
FEMINIST DAD: Dad happily shows kids (and their parents!) that they don’t have to adhere to traditional gender roles.
WE NEED DIVERSE BOOKS: Fulfills Kokila’s mission of centering stories from the margins, celebrating the full range of authors’ experiences, and answering the call for more diverse children’s literature.
PRAISE FOR HAIR LOVE
An Amazon Best Book of the Year So Far!
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