Happy to Be Nappy

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Product Details

Price
$7.99  $7.35
Publisher
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
32
Dimensions
6.9 X 7.9 X 0.9 inches | 1.05 pounds
Language
English
Type
Board Books
EAN/UPC
9781484788417

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About the Author

A world-renowned cultural critic, feminist theorist, and intellectual, bell hooks is a distinguished author and professor of English. She has written several acclaimed children's books including Be Boy Buzz, Skin Again, and Happy to Be Nappy, all illustrated by Chris Raschka.
Chris Raschka is the Caldecott-Award-winning illustrator of The Hello, Goodbye Window and A Ball for Daisy. He also received aa Caldecott Honor for Yo!Yes? and has written and illustrated numerous books for children, including several titles by bell hooks: Happy to Be Nappy, Skin Again, and Be Boy Buzz. A 2012 nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Award, he lives in New York City.

Reviews

Image Award nomination, 2001--National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
"[A]dults and small children will enjoy sharing the joyful words and the playful color wash pictures with thick black lines."--Booklist
"[S]tellar illustrations."--The Horn Book
"[Chris Raschka's] illustrations bring out the spirit behind hooks's writing and have great child appeal."--School Library Journal
"The big daubs of background color seem to dance and spin with the figures, visual music to match the verbal."--Kirkus Reviews
"[Happy to Be Nappy] has a free-wheeling joy that is admirably captured by illustrator Raschka."--Bulletin for the Center of Children's Books
*"A powerful, uplifting and, above all, buoyantly fun read-aloud."--Publishers Weekly, starred review
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