Fall 2019

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Happy Hair

  • Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 1   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

African American girls and their beautiful hair are celebrated in this bright, joyful read-together picture book that will have girls everywhere repeating the book’s chorus: “I love being me!”

Full ‘fro, cute bow! I love being me! Smart girl, cool curls! I love being me!

African American girls will love seeing strong, happy reflections of themselves in this vibrant, rhythmic picture book celebrating the diversity of beautiful black hair. From a cute crop to pom-pom puffs, adorable illustrations of girls with gorgeous braids, blowouts, and bantus grace each page, side by side with a call-and-response affirmation that will make girls cheer. It’s a great read-aloud to promote self-esteem for girls of all ages, building and growing the foundation of self-love (and hair love!) and letting every girl know “You are made beautiful!”

And look for Cool Cuts—a hip hair book for boys!—coming in February 2020!

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-98489-555-4
$19.99 $19.99 NYP
Interest Level Preschool - Grade 1
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Fiction, Picture Books
Subject Diversity
Copyright 2019
Publisher Penguin Random House LLC
Imprint Penguin Random House LLC
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2019-10-22
BISACS JUV009120, JUV011010, JUV014000
Dimensions 8 x 10
Features Original artwork

Illustrator: Mechal Renee Roe

Mechal Renee Roe is a #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator and a designer, writer, photographer, and entrepreneur. She originally self-published Happy Hair, born out of her love of natural hair and embracing your own unique beauty.