by Mechal Renee Roe - £12.99 Random House USA Inc (2020)
hardback ISBN 13: 9781984895578 | ISBN 10: 1984895575
Boys and their cool, natural hair are celebrated in this bright, joyful read-together picture book that will have kids everywhere chanting the book's chorus: "I am born to be awesome!"
When the stars shine, the world is mine! I am born to be awesome! My hair is free, just like me! I am born to be awesome!
Boys will love seeing strong, happy reflections of themselves in this vibrant, rhythmic picture book celebrating a diversity of hip black hairstyles. From a 'fro-hawk to mini-twists and crisp cornrows, adorable illustrations of boys with cool curls, waves, and afros grace each page, accompanied by a positive call-and-response affirmation that will make kids cheer.
It's a great read-aloud to promote positive self-esteem to boys of all ages, building and growing the foundation of self-love (and hair love!) and letting every boy know that "You are born to be awesome!"
(Price & availability last checked: June 2020)
In booklists: Black and Asian Characters: Children's Picture Story Books, Black and Asian Hair and Hairstyling - Books for Children, In categories: Childrens & Teenage Books, Black, Asian & Other Diasporas,