I'm Growing Great (Happy Hair) (Hardcover)

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A gorgeous, gorgeous garden-themed picture book to encourage the little one in your life. Not only is this an uplifting book to read to a growing child, but it’s a gentle reminder to grown-ups that every day your beloved child is changing and blossoming into an incredible person. Mechal Renee Roe’s empowering words and colorful inspiration will keep both grown up and child enamored with this book.

— From Paige's Picks


Confident, empowered girls are celebrated in this follow-up to Happy Hair, a flower-filled, nature-loving, read-together picture book that encourages growth and positivity,

Lovely and wise, shine at sunrise! I am growing each day!

Beautiful Black and Brown girls with gorgeous natural hairstyles full of flowers, butterflies, and other garden treasures are the stars of this vibrant, rhythmic picture book from the author/illustrator of Happy Hair and Cool Cuts. Set in a backdrop of nature's glorious color and bounty, it's the perfect springtime read-aloud to promote confidence and self-esteem for girls of all ages.
Look for all the books in the Happy Hair series:
• Happy Hair
• Cool Cuts
• Smart Sisters
• I Love Being Me! (Step Into Reading)
• I Am Born to Be Awesome! (Step Into Reading)

About the Author

MECHAL RENEE ROE is a New York Times #1 bestselling illustrator (for Superheroes Are Everywhere by Vice President Kamala Harris) and a writer, designer, photographer, and entrepreneur. The HAPPY HAIR series was born out of a need to value her own natural hair and all its stages, while creating a foundation of self-love and positivity. Mechal’s hometown is University City, Missouri, and she currently lives in Atlanta. Follow Mechal on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter at @happyhairgirls and learn more about her work at happyhairshop.com.

Praise For…

"This picture book’s affirmations offer a centering lilt for those in the throes of growth."—Publishers Weekly

Product Details
ISBN: 9780593428900
ISBN-10: 0593428900
Publisher: Doubleday Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: January 18th, 2022
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Happy Hair