Happy Hair (Hardcover)

By Mechal Renee Roe

Doubleday Books for Young Readers, 9781984895547, 32pp.

Publication Date: October 15, 2019

Other Editions of This Title:
Library Binding (10/15/2019)
Hardcover (5/19/2014)
Board book (10/13/2020)

List Price: 16.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Description

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!"

"A book that pays homage to the versatility of black hair. . . . Fun to read aloud.”—Kirkus

And look for Cool Cuts tooa hip and positive hair book for boys!


About the Author

MECHAL RENEE ROE is a #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator (for Superheroes Are Everywhere by Senator Kamala Harris) 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. Learn more about Mechal's Happy Hair brand at happyhairshop.com, and join her many Instagram followers at @happyhairgirls.


Praise For Happy Hair

"A book that pays homage to the versatility of black hair. . . . Fun to read aloud.”—Kirkus