Happy Hair (2019) – hardcover
(Companion book to Cool Cuts)
Written & Illustrated by Mechal Renee Roe
Trim size: 8.31″ x 10.25″
Recommended ages: 3 to 7
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 am born to be awesome!"
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!"
About the Author/Illustrator:
MECHAL RENEE ROE is the #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator of Superheroes Are Everywhere by Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. She originally self-published Happy Hair and Cool Cuts, born out of her love of natural hair and embracing your own unique beauty. She is also the author-illustrator of the Step Into Reading leveled reader I Love Being Me! See more of Mechal's inspiring, positive artwork on Instagram at @happyhairgirls.
|Dimensions||8.31 × 10.25 × .3 in|