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Boonoonoonous Hair

Olive Senior's Boonoonoonous Hair is the story of a little girl who learns to love her curly hair.

Olive Senior, illustrated by Laura James

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. (From Tradewind Books)

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Olive Senior was born in Jamaica in 1941, the seventh of 10 children. She went on to become one of Canada’s most acclaimed writers. Hear excerpts from her 2019 Margaret Laurence Lecture, readings from her work and a conversation with IDEAS producer Mary Lynk. *Originally broadcast on October 9, 2019. 53:59

 

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