Happy To Be Nappy (board Book) Happy To Be Nappy

Board Book | January 3, 2017

byBell HooksIllustratorChris Raschka

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Happy to be nappy!
Happy with hair all short and strong.
Happy with locks that twist and curl.
Just all girl happy!
Happy to be nappy hair!

Legendary author bell hooks and Caldecott Medalist Chris Raschka present a lyrical celebration, brimming with enthusiasm for girls and their hair. Nominated for an NAACP Image Award, this stunning picturebook is now available again in board book form. Praise forHappy to Be Nappy: Image Award nomination, 2001
-National Association for the Advancement of Colored People *"A powerful, uplifting and, above all, buoyantly fun read-aloud."
-Publishers Weekly, starred review

"[Happy to Be Nappy] has a free-wheeling joy that is admirably captured by illustrator Raschka."
-Bulletin for the Center of Children's Books

"The big daubs of background color seem to dance and spin with the figures, visual music to match the verbal."
-Kirkus Reviews

"[Chris Raschka's] illustrations bring out the spirit behind hooks's writing and have great child appeal."
-School Library Journal

"[S]tellar illustrations."
-The Horn Book

"[A]dults and small children will enjoy sharing the joyful words and the playful color wash pictures with thick black lines."
-Booklist

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Happy to be nappy!Happy with hair all short and strong.Happy with locks that twist and curl.Just all girl happy!Happy to be nappy hair!Legendary author bell hooks and Caldecott Medalist Chris Raschka present a lyrical celebration, brimming with enthusiasm for girls and their hair. Nominated for an NAACP Image Award, this stunning pictu...

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 includingBe Boy Buzz,Skin AgainandHappy to Be Nappy, all illustrated by Chris Raschka.Chris Raschka is the Caldecott-Award-winning illustrator ofThe Hel...

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Format:Board BookDimensions:32 pages, 8 × 7 × 0.75 inPublished:January 3, 2017Publisher:Disney-HyperionLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1484788419

ISBN - 13:9781484788417

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*"A powerful, uplifting and, above all, buoyantly fun read-aloud."-Publishers Weekly, starred review