Natural, knotty, fluffy, frizzy, twisted, tangled, pony, puffed!
A celebration of natural hair, from afros to cornrows and everything in between, My Hair is Beautiful is a joyful board book with a powerful message of self-love.
Governor General's Award-nominated author Shauntay Grant brings her unique spoken-word style to this fun read-aloud, featuring minimalist text and vibrant photos of toddlers sporting fresh dos, and a mirror to reflect your own baby's beauty.
Shauntay Grant is a writer and performance artist based in Halifax. She is the author of several books for children including Up Home, winner of an Atlantic Book Award for Best Atlantic Published Book, and Africville, nominated for a Governor General's Literary Award. She teaches creative writing at Dalhousie University.
"My Hair is Beautiful celebrates children with all manner of skin tones and hair types, while also carrying an empowering message for families and children of colour, for whom wearing hair is both culturally significant and vital to form a positive sense of self." —Quill & Quire (Toronto, ON)