Hey guys, HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!! I’m still on hiatus but I’m just popping in quickly to tell you about this new adorable children’s book about natural hair, Emi’s Curly, Coily, Cotton Candy Hair! Tina, the author, sent me the book to share with my 7-year-old cousin (who has natural hair), so keep reading to learn more about Emi and my cousin Amarachi’s review!
“Emi is a creative seven-year-old girl with a BIG imagination and in this book she describes all the cool and quirky things she likes most about her hair. From the shape and movement of her hair to detangling single strand knots, Emi’s unique point of view will put a smile on your face. Future stories will explore STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and the arts through Emi’s eyes, bringing girls and boys along for each new adventure.“
Ijeoma: So what did you learn in the book?
Amarachi: I learned that Emi had curly, coily, cotton candy hair, and her mom usually made her hair and she had ingredients: conditioner, butter, and shampoo.
Ijeoma: What was your favorite part of the book?
Amarachi: That Emi had cotton candy curly hair.
Ijeoma: Do you think your hair is like Emi’s?
Ijeoma: Is it nice to know there are other girls who have the same kind of hair like you?
Amarachi: Yeah, and I didn’t know that.
Ijeoma: Would you want to share this book with your friends?
Amarachi: Mhmm. My school friends, my friends that are all around.
Ijeoma: Did you like the pictures?
Amarachi: Yeah, because they always show the things you have to do with your hair. But I liked the story more than I liked the pictures.
Ijeoma: On a scale of 1-10, how would you rate this book compared to all the books you’ve ever read?
Amarachi: Number 100!!!
Ijeoma: Really? So this is the best book you’ve ever read?