ZARA'S WASH DAY
ZARA’s WASH DAY
It’s wash day and Zara is not excited about wearing her hair in the same styles Mama usually creates. But once Mama takes Zara on a cultural journey to help her understand the significance of each hairstyle, wash days will never be the same!
Know Your Hairitage: Zara’s Wash Day is a semi-biographical story about how the hair texture and cultural styles of people of African descent are linked to a colorful and layered ancestral story. Zara’s Wash Day can be purchased on Amazon, Barnes & Nobles, Walmart and Independent Booksellers.
Hear what the Judges of the 29th Annual Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards have to say about Zara’s Wash Day!
Zenda Walker is an author, licensed cosmetologist, and beauty marketing executive. Originally from the Bronx, New York, she enjoys traveling, spontaneous dance parties, exploring and developing beauty trends, and chocolate desserts. Zenda is a co-founder of Bounce Mobile Fitness Club, LLC. – a fitness business specializing in rebounding workouts. Zenda lives near NYC, New York with her daughter Zara Olivia.
Princess Karibo is a self-taught illustrator from Nigeria, West Africa. She enjoys working on traditional art by day and digital art projects by night. She also has an affinity for romance novels.
Anthony Foronda runs Studio Foronda. He is an internationally award-winning illustrator and designer. Anthony is also an educator and classical / jazz saxophonist.. He lives in a small town in Connecticut.