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list price: $19.95
edition:Hardcover
category: Children's Fiction
published: May 2018
ISBN:9781926890074
publisher: Tradewind Books

Boonoonoonous Hair

by Olive Senior, illustrated by Laura James

tagged: caribbean & latin america, girls & women
Description

In this beautifully illustrated picture book written by Commonwealth Prize—winning author Olive Senior and illustrated by the much—acclaimed artist of Anna Carries Water a little girl learns to love her difficult—to—manage curly hair.

About the Authors
Olive Senior is the prize-winning author of a dozen books of fiction, poetry and non-fiction. Her short story collection Summer Lightning (Longman, 1986) won the inaugural Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best Book, and her poetry collection Over the Roofs of the World (Insomniac, 2005) was a finalist for the 2005 Governor General’s Literary Award for poetry. Born in Jamaica, she has travelled widely and now spends most of her time in Jamaica and Toronto.

Olive Senior is the prize-winning author of a dozen books of fiction, poetry and non-fiction. Her short story collection Summer Lightning (Longman, 1986) won the inaugural Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best Book, and her poetry collection Over the Roofs of the World (Insomniac, 2005) was a finalist for the 2005 Governor General’s Literary Award for poetry. Born in Jamaica, she has travelled widely and now spends most of her time in Jamaica and Toronto.
Contributor Notes

Olive Senior was born and brought up in Jamaica and educated in Jamaica and Canada. She is the winner of many awards, including the Commonwealth Prize and the Institute of Jamaica's Gold Medal for her poetry. She lives in Toronto.
Laura James is an award—winning artist and self—taught painter of Antiguan heritage. Working as a professional artist and illustrator for many years, she is best known for her illustrations for the Book of the Gospels: a lectionary, published by LTP Press. She was born in New York City, where she now lives.

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