Illustrated by :Laura James
Imprint:Tradewind Books - Vancouver
Form detail:Picture book
Audience:Juvenile: Age (years) 6 - 8, Grade (CAN) 1 - 3, Grade (US) 1 - 3, Reading age 6 - 8
Dimensions:9.5in x 10.25 x 0.25 in | 225 gr
Page Count:40 pages
In this vibrant and exquisitely illustrated picture book written by Commonwealth Prize–winning Jamaican Canadian Olive Senior, and with pictures by the acclaimed artist Laura James (the team that created Anna Carries Water), a young girl learns to love her difficult-to-manage voluminous and boonoonoonous hair.
Key Selling Points
Olive Senior was born and raised in Jamaica and is one of the Caribbean’s most celebrated writers. She has won numerous prestigious awards for her work, including the Commonwealth Writers' Prize, the OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature and the gold Musgrave Medal from the Institute of Jamaica. Her books for young people include Anna Carries Water. She lives in Toronto.
Laura James is an award-winning artist and illustrator of Antiguan heritage. She collaborated with Olive Senior on the bestselling Anna Carries Water, which was a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2014. She lives in the Bronx, New York.