The Girl With The Magical Curls

The Girl With The Magical Curls

by Evita Giron

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Overview

I wrote this book with the intention to promote self-awareness, acceptance, and empowerment among little girls. This book is for the little girls who have been victims of society's biased standards of beauty. Specifically, victims that have been told, curly hair is not professional/is not beautiful. In addition, this book is for boys who suffer from similar stigmas. The stigma that curly hair is something that needs to be hidden (under a baseball cap) or tamed in an updo. The Girl With The Magical Curls is about a little girl named Tatiana who learns that her curly hair is "magical". After finding a mysterious bottle of oil, her hair grows long and develops a mind of its own. In addition, Tatiana uses her hair to help out at home and becomes a neighborhood superhero. But overall, this incident causes her to love herself and to help others. Dove, the health and beauty company launched a Love Your Curls campaign in 2015. According to statistics from that time, 10% of women feel proud of their curls and only 4 out of 10 curly-haired girls think their hair is beautiful. In writing this book, my hope was to increase the number to 100% of girls and women to think their hair is beautiful. Our concept of beauty starts when we are young. I'd love for my character Tatiana to become a positive figure for little girls to look up to. Perhaps the little girls reading my book will say, 'finally there's someone who I can relate to, and she has curly hair and is proud of it.'

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781729662625
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 11/12/2018
Pages: 36
Sales rank: 1,099,531
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.09(d)
Age Range: 3 Months to 10 Years

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