Bedtime Bonnet
Bedtime Bonnet
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Bedtime Bonnet

Written by Nancy Redd & illustrated by Nneka Myers
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4 - 7
Reading age
40
Page count
Apr 7, 2020
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This joyous and loving celebration of family is the first-ever picture book to highlight Black nighttime hair traditions–and is perfect for every little girl who knows what it’s like to lose her bonnet just before bedtime. In my family, when the sun goes down, our hair goes up!My brother slips a durag over his locs.Sis swirls her hair in a wrap around her head.Daddy covers his black waves with a cap.Mama gathers her corkscrew curls in a scarf.I always wear a bonnet over my braids, but tonight I can’t find it anywhere! Bedtime Bonnet gives readers a heartwarming peek into quintessential Black nighttime hair traditions and celebrates the love between all the members of this close-knit, multi-generational family. Perfect for readers of Hair Love and Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut!

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  • Talk to your kids about how you get your hair ready for bed.
  • Who is in the family? How do each of them get their hair ready?

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781984895240
    Publication Date
    April 7, 2020
    Publisher
    Random House Books for Young Readers
    Page Count
    40
    Audience
    Picture
    Reading Age
    4 - 7 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2019020431
    WorldCat Number (OCLC)
    1151357340

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