In our community, hair is an important aspect of the external appearance. Even though other areas are explored, girls and their hair are central.
This book also allows adults to reminiscence about times past when fun was doing the simple things in life and these made you happy.
Another book in the near future will be written about boys.
ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATOR Harriet Colbert – attended the University of Arts (now known as Philadelphia College Of Arts) & also Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York. She enjoys drawing and especially loves to draw black children, sometimes using her siblings or acquaintances for her example. ABOUT THE AUTHOR A. Roxie Graves – this mother of three grown daughters, started a journal, in order for them to have an idea of her own childhood interests and experiences. Writing is one of the things she loves to do, so it was natural for her to try her hand at a book.