The Story of Afro Hair
This book sensitively tells the powerful history of Black hair for younger readers.
Explore the incredible history of Afro hair.
The Story of Afro HairÂ celebrates the fashion and styles of Afro hair over the last 5,000 years.Â
From plaits to the Gibson Girl, cornrows to locks, the hi-top fade to funki dreds,Â The Story of Afro HairÂ is the ultimate book of Afro hairstories.Â
- With vibrant full colour illustrations by Joelle Avelino.
- A sparkling gold foil hardback cover – the perfect gift for anyone interested in culture, fashion and history.
- With profiles of inspirationalÂ key figures in the Afro hair beauty industry, such as Sara Spencer Washington, Madam CJ Walker, Viola Desmond, Lincoln Dyke, Dudley Dryden and Anthony Wade.
“A brilliant read for Black History Month, [a] thought-provoking, lively & accessible guide for seven plus” – The Guardian