Children's Carolivia Herron Nappy Hair

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Nappy Hair

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9780679879374: Nappy Hair

  You sure do got some nappy hair on your head, don't you?  Well.

It's your hair Brenda, take the cake. Yep.

In a unique and vibrant picture book that uses the African-American call-and-response tradition, a family talks back and forth about adorable Brenda's hair--it's the nappiest, the curliest, the twistiest hair in the whole family. The family delights in poking gentle fun with their hilarious descriptions, all the time discovering the beauty and meaning of Brenda's hair. Soulful, funny, full of rhythm, and bursting with family pride, Nappy Hair is accessible to people of all ages. Joe Cepeda's colors are ripe but youthful, sweet but bold--with lots of kid appeal. A must for reading aloud, Nappy Hair is a meaningful and completely captivating reading experience. Nobody who has nappy hair--or know someone with nappy hair--will be able to forget little Brenda!  

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From the Back Cover:

"The family's cross talk takes on the high-voltage spark and crackle of a gospel revival. The accompanying illustrations are deliriously silly and sly."--Parenting magazine

"Herron captures the free-for-all atmosphere of a Sunday get-together and the spontaneous, true-to-life quality of her writing will resonate with children and families who share Brenda's experiences."--Publishers Weekly

About the Author:

Carolivia Herron lives in Chico, California.
Joe Cepeda lives in Rosemead, California.
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