by Tiffany Golden
Publication Date: Oct 17, 2023
List Price: $18.99
Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
Target Age Group: Picture Book
Imprint: Mayo Clinic Press Kids
Publisher: Mayo Clinic Press
Parent Company: Mayo Clinic
Meet Jelaya (jeh-LAY-uh.) She hates wash day.
The tugs! The scrubs! The pinching and pulling! Jelaya can’t think of a worse way to spend the day. That is, until her big sister Jasmine says this wash day will be different. Jelaya is going to wash Jasmine’s hair instead!
Wash Day is a sweet and honest exploration of the beauty and tradition of wash days. Offering light guidance and framing the all-day affair as an act of self-care, this picture book also serves as an avenue to demystify and educate others on different care routines, which are often misunderstood and stigmatized.