Happy Perfect Picture Book Friday, dear friends. Are you having a bad hair day? Never fear – THE HAIR BOOK is here!
THE HAIR BOOK
Written by LaTonya Yvette
Illustrated by Amanda Jane Jones
Published by Union Square Kids (2022)
Themes: Inclusion, diversity, hair styles
Synopsis: From Amazon:
No matter your hair—YOU are welcome anywhere!
Why I Love This Book
1. If you are looking for a simple book that can appeal to the youngest of children that can help convey the importance of diversity and inclusion – this is it! Studies show that infants respond to pictures of faces – and this is a book filled with faces!
2. Bold vivid illustrations of diverse people with many different styles of hair.
3. Ultra-simple sparse text.
MAKE A SELF-PORTRAIT
What a fun project for your kids! Help them create a self-portrait. For detailed instructions: https://www.pbs.org/kcts/preciouschildren/diversity/read_activities.html
Some great activity ideas for very young children: https://va.gapitc.org/celebrating-cultural-differences-activities-to-make-diverse-connections/
Great website from PBS: https://www.pbs.org/kcts/preciouschildren/diversity/read_activities.html
Please make sure you leave a comment to be entered in the giveaway of a copy of this adorable new book! And to help support your favorite authors and illustrators, please buy their books, review their books, tell friends about their books, and ask your local library to purchase copies for their collection.
I hope you all have a beautiful weekend.