An Enchanted Hair Tale by Alexis De Veaux
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Sudan suffers from the general ridicule of his strange-looking hair, until he comes to accept and enjoy its enchantment.
 

About Alexis De Veaux

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De Veaux is the chair of the Women's Studies Department at the University of Buffalo (SUNY). Hanna was born in Ann Arbor, MI. She has worked as a designer, art teacher, and illustrator, and has exhibited her collages and drawings in galleries and museums in New York City and across the U.S.
 
Published January 1, 1987 by Harper & Row. 40 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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then one of them, Miss Pearl, his mother's friend, takes him home and tells him to be himself, since ""ugly words will never harm you."" It's never made clear why wearing hair in dreads makes the hair enchanted;

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Teased about his unruly dreadlocks, Sudan runs away, but discovers unexpected allies. According to PW , ``The unusual story is beautifully illustrated. Hana's rich black-and-white drawings hover intri

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Teased about his unruly dreadlocks, Sudan runs away, but discovers unexpected allies.

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