Synopses & Reviews
Girls and their beautiful, natural hair are celebrated in this bright, joyful read-together picture book that will have kids everywhere chanting the book's chorus: "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 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 too — a hip and positive hair book for boys!
"A book that pays homage to the versatility of black hair....Fun to read aloud." Kirkus Reviews
About the Author
Mechal Renee Roe is the #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator of Superheroes Are Everywhere by Vice Presidential nominee Senator Kamala Harris. She originally self-published Happy Hair, born out of her love of natural hair and embracing your own unique beauty. She is also the author-illustrataor of Cool Cuts and the upcoming I Love Being Me! See more of Mechal's inspiring, positive artwork on Instagram at @happyhairgirls.