Fall 2019

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 Your Price
978-1-9848-9555-4
$19.99
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
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV009120, JUV011010, JUV014000
Dimensions 8 x 10
Features Original artwork

Author, 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.