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hats of faith

Where did the idea for the book come from?

I’m an imposter author. I’m not really a children’s author. But I wanted to buy a book about head coverings for my son and I couldn’t find one. I didn’t really intend to write it.

I lived in South London with my young son, and in a very diverse area. He’s a very nosy, curious boy. I just knew I was going to have that moment sooner rather than later, where he was one inch away from someone’s head and saying, “What’s that?” about a hijab or turban. I thought, in this day of heightened racial profiling and violence, I have a job to do. I can’t say that’s about religion and just walk away and use my white privilege to not actually explain it. But I can start having a conversation really early and give him the tools he needs to navigate the world.

I went looking for this book, and I bought every book there was on

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