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!
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 1|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Genre||Fiction, Picture Books|
|Publisher||Penguin Random House LLC|
|Imprint||Penguin Random House LLC|
|Number of Pages||32|
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.