It is a special day for Tawny and Maya as it’s school photo day!

Tawny is unhappy with her natural curly hair and struggles to style it herself. Can her big sister help? Find out how she begins to the see beauty in her curls and herself.  

tawny & maya


Written by the authentic voices of Black British sisters Tuesday and Kaya Holder, this beautiful story is one of self-acceptance and demonstrates the power of positive affirmations. The two young sisters explore their unique hair experiences guided by their loving father. 


Themes represented in this book include: inspiring father-daughter relationships, embracing individuality and celebrating diversity.


This book is a must to add to all children’s bookshelves as it details takeaway activities which evoke educational conversations plus several learning points, to help develop positive behaviours. 

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