by Mechal Renee Roe - £5.99 Random House USA Inc (2020)
hardback ISBN 13: 9780593173336 | ISBN 10: 0593173333
Mechal Renee Roe, illustrator of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’s Super Heroes Are Everywhere, creates a joyful, positive, read-together book celebrating girls with natural black hair that will have kids everywhere chanting: “I love being me!”
Full ‘fro, cute bow! I love being me! Smart girl, cool curls! I love being me!
Girls will love seeing strong, happy reflections of themselves in this vibrant, rhythmic book full of beautiful Black hairstyles. 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 positive message 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 too — an inspiring and positive hair book for boys!
Recommended for readers aged 0-3
(Price & availability last checked: April 2021)
In booklists: Empowering Black & Asian Girls and Young Women, Black and Asian Characters: Books for Babies and Toddlers, Black and Asian Hair and Hairstyling - Books for Children, In categories: Childrens & Teenage Books, Black, Asian & Other Diasporas,