Happy to Be Nappy (Hardcover)

By Bell Hooks, Chris Raschka (Illustrator)

Jump At The Sun, 9780786804276, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 10, 1999



bell hooks and Chris Raschka join together to create an exuberant, rhythmic, read-aloud celebration about the joy and beauty of "nappy" hair.

About the Author

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 including "Be Boy Buzz," "Skin Again" and "Happy to Be Nappy," all illustrated by Chris Raschka. Chris Raschka received a Caldecott Medal for "The Hello, Goodbye Window" and a Caldecott Honor for "Yo! Yes?" He has written and/or illustrated numerous books for children, among them three by bell hooks. He lives with his wife and son in New York City.