Red is Best Annikin Edition Share this with a friend

by Kathy Stinson

IODE Book Award 100 Best Books List, Toronto Public Library Top Canadian Books for Children, Canadian Children’s Book Centre

The little girl in this simple but exuberant story knows that red barrettes are best, “because they make my hair laugh.”


“A great deal of fun to read with preschoolers.”
—Books in Canada

—School Library Journal

“A classic . . . First published in 1982, this perfect gem of a book is still in print—no mean feat.”
—Montreal Gazette