An extraordinary collaboration between celebrity hairstylist, Angela C. Styles, and beloved illustrator, JQ Sirls, Hair playfully tackles the common issues African American girls face regarding their hair and celebrates what makes them beautifully different.
Angela C. Styles is a Chicago native with over 12 years of professional experience in the beauty and entertainment industry. Her titles include salon owner, celebrity hairstylist, brand consultant, brand ambassador, educator, tv personality and now author. With a passion for hair care and education, Angela created Hair to help educate woman and girls on the importance of loving and taking care of the hair they are born with. Hair is the first of many books to emerge from her publishing company The Pretty Curls Club to uplift and educate young women of all ethnicities on the importance of self-confidence, diversity, and friendship. She currently resides in Los Angeles, working as a stylist for CBS and catering to clients in her West Hollywood Salon.
JQ Sirls is an American designer, illustrator, author, entrepreneur, public speaker, and self-proclaimed ‘imagination evangelist.’ JQ is the founder of Fantoria, an in-house children’s story-studio that shares the same name of a fantasy world JQ created when he was seven-years-old. The company creates whimsical entertainment that act as a doorway to the fantasy world where imaginary creatures roam and create mischief. JQ is the illustrator of Hair (written by Angela C. Styles) as well as the author and illustrator of It All Started When, The Book of I.F., and No Monster No!. Originally from Kansas City, Missouri, JQ now lives and works in Los Angeles, California—and sometimes Fantoria.