Miller, Sharee

Sharee Miller is an acclaimed illustrator and author of many picture books including Don’t Touch My Hair. She lives in Jersey City with her spouse, son, and their two cats. Her books include Princess Hair and Don’t Touch My Hair and Michelle’s Garden published by Little Brown for Young Readers. Her most recent work can be seen in Sam’s Super Seats, written by Keah Brown. She is currently working on her debut graphic novel series Curlfriends set to debut in Fall 2023.

Sharee Miller’s books have been featured in Entertainment Weekly and The New York Times. Don’t Touch My Hair! was an African-American Literary Award Winner in the “Children’s Book” category and an ALA Children’s Notable Book.

She invites you to visit her website at and her Instagram @coilyandcute.

3 Fun Facts

1. Sharee can wiggle her ears
2. She was born in Athens, Greece.
3. She has two cats whose names are Pumpkin and Spice.