The world-renowned poet, cultural critic, feminist theorist, intellectual, and award-winning author, bell hooks, brings together with the resplendent artwork of Shane W. Evan, a beautiful board book perfect for little hands.
PRAISE FOR HOMEMADE LOVE
"The rhythm of the words, the smoothness of the text, and the positive message all combine to make a lovely read-aloud."School Library Journal
"[Evans's] cheerful, splashy paintings display an abundance of affection between the girl and her parents."Publishers Weekly
Her Mama calls her Girlpie-a sweet treat, homemade with love. And when Girlpie makes a mistake, the love of her mother and father lets her pick up the pieces and make everything right again.
A world-renowned poet, cultural critic, feminist theorist, and intellectual, bell hooks is a distinguished author and professor of English. In addition to Homemade Love, she has written several acclaimed children's books including Be Boy Buzz, Skin Again, Happy to Be Nappy, and Grump Groan Growl, all illustrated by Chris Raschka.
Shane W. Evans is the illustrator of many picturebooks for children, including The Way a Door Closes, a Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award winner; Underground, a Coretta Scott King Award winner; My Brother Charlie, a NAACP Image Award winner; We March and Lillian's Right to Vote, Jane Addams Award winners;as well as Chocolate Me! and Mixed Me! He has exhibited his art in West Africa and Paris, as well as in Chicago, New York, and other major U.S. cities. He lives in Kansas City, Missouri, where he runs Dream Studio, a community art space. Find out more online at www.dreamstudio777.com.