"I love thatHair Loveis highlighting the relationship between a Black father and daughter. Matthew leads the ranks of new creatives who are telling unique stories of the Black experience. We need this." - Jordan Peele, Actor & Filmmaker
It's up to Daddy to give his daughter an extra-special hair style in this ode to self-confidence and the love between fathers and daughters, from Academy-Award winning director and former NFL wide receiver Matthew A. Cherry andNew York Timesbestselling illustrator Vashti Harrison.
Zuri's hair has a mind of its own. It kinks, coils, and curls every which way. Zuri knows it's beautiful. When Daddy steps in to style it for an extra special occasion, he has a lot to learn. But he LOVES his Zuri, and he'll do anything to make her -- and her hair -- happy.
Tender and empowering,Hair Loveis an ode to loving your natural hair -- and a celebration of daddies and daughters everywhere.
PRAISE FORHAIR LOVE
2020 Rise: A Feminist Book Project - Top Ten List NAACP Image Award Nominee Irma Black Award Nominee
“[A]n important moment for representation and encouraging positive paternal moments.” – Refinery29
Hair Love is a dedication to black and brown boys and girls everywhere to learn to love their natural hair.” – Blavity
“We’re always here for a father and daughter beauty adventure…” – Essence.com
“Seeing such a positive representation of black men and their daughters is such a breath of fresh air…The world definitely needs more of this.” – TeenVogue.com "A wonderful slice-of-life tale about family support, black hair, and embracing individuality."--School Library Journal, starred review