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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. Shane W. Evan's resplendent artwork teems with "homemade love," one of the tender nicknames award-winning author bell hooks gives her young heroine.
The simple, dynamic text paired with bold, energetic illustrations make this beautiful board book perfect for little hands.
About the Author
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.