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About The Book

A joyfully poetic board book that delivers an ode to African American girls and the beauty of their curls.

Me
Morning


Mirror Smile

Shine big
hair love


This simple, playful, and beautiful board book stars four friends who celebrate the joy of their hairstyles from bouncing curls to swinging braids.

About The Author

Ruth Forman is the author of bestselling children’s books, CurlsGlowBloom, and Ours, as well as award-winning poetry collections We Are the Young Magicians and Renaissance

About The Illustrator

Geneva Bowers is a self-taught illustrator based in western North Carolina. She’s illustrated children’s books The Dragon ThiefBeyoncé: Shine Your Light, and Curls, among others. Geneva’s work has won the 2018 Hugo Award for Best Fan Artist and a 2018 BSFA Award nomination. She loves manipulating color and adding whimsy with a touch of realism and calm. Visit her online at GenevaB.com.

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