Sharee Miller


SHAREE MILLER is a renowned author and illustrator, best known for her popular picture book Don’t Touch My Hair. She is also the creator of other popular picture books such as Princess Hair, and Michelle’s Garden: How the First Lady Planted Seeds of ChangeCurlfriends: New in Town, her debut graphic novel, has taken the indie world by storm and has been named a bestseller in 2023. Sharee is currently working on the graphic novel adaptation of One Crazy Summer by Rita Willams-Garcia.  She graduated from Pratt Institute with a BFA in Illustration and began her artistic career in fashion, designing t-shirt graphics for Osh Kosh BGosh and The Children’s Place. Sharee hails from St. Thomas, USVI, but currently resides in New Jersey with her family. You can learn more about her artwork on her website and follow her on Instagram @coilyandcute for updates and artwork.


Sharee Miller’s debut graphic novel presents an exciting contemporary series that follows the stories of four Black girls, each with a unique tale to tell. Throughout the series, they learn valuable lessons about friendship, family, and embracing their true selves. The series opens with Charlie, a military kid accustomed to moving frequently, who has a perfect plan for her first day at a new middle school. However, making friends has never been easy for her, and she knows that she needs to make a good impression since her family intends to settle there permanently.

Sharee Miller - Cover - Curlfriends: New In Town