Shea Buttah and The Herbal Kids Presents: Herbal Affirmations
Shonta Watson is a self-published author born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. On June 19th of 2017, she created 5 characters entitled: “Shea Buttah and The Herbal Kids”. (Shea Buttah Johnson, Almond Joi Jones, Ginger Root Robinson, Kwanzaa Ujima Davis, and Thurgood James). The Herbal Kids were later created into bright and colorful paintings she would sell.
April of 2019, she released her first book entitled: Shea Buttah’s First Day of School”. Her idea was inspired by her favorite creative Charles Shultz. (Creator of the Peanuts).
As a child she enjoyed reading exciting stories that centered around children laughing. Being imaginative. Colorful. Spunky. Sassy. Fun & Free. Shonta has been a part of the education system beginning in Philadelphia (2001) and later transferring to Baltimore in (2012). Ms. Watson has provided academic and behavioral services for children ranging in grades K-12 for over 10 years. Her love for children, community and her culture are the key component for creating these stories.
In January, she released her second book from the Herbal Kids series entitled: Shea Buttah and The Herbal Kids Presents: Herbal Affirmations. Her goal is to make reading fun for young children of today. The author believes a great book can bring out the best in a child’s imagination and creativity.
EDUCATION IS THE PASSPORT TO THE FUTURE; FOR TOMORROW BELONGS TO THOSE THAT PREPARE FOR IT TODAY----------- Malcom X