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Big Hair, Don't Care by Crystal Swain-Bates (children's book)

Updated: Jul 2, 2021

Rating - 9/10

Yay!! My first ever children's book review for Chrissy's Books you guys! How adorable does this book look! I sooo wish that I had books like this when I was a kid. I have a 4 year old niece and I wanted to buy her books that feature characters that actually look like her, and tell stories that she would be familiar with so when I saw this book online, I knew I had to add it to her little book collection. Not that she has many books haha but how cute is this read!


This little girl has big hair, and she does not care! Her hair is much bigger than all the kids at her school, and she really doesn't care about how big is is and she shouts it from the rooftops.

This sweet and charming book is aimed at kids who look like just like them to help boost their self esteem and to make them know that you know what? You have big hair, and it's okay! Being different rocks!

My Review:

Well, how does one review such a cute read like this! I loved this book. I read it with my little niece Malia and she adored it. I loved that the little girl looked just like her because my niece has the biggest hair and it is gorgeous and fabulous.

I adored the rhyming phrases in this book, it was fun, sassy, cute and seriously adorable! I also like that it illustrated all the fun hairstyles that little black girls have when it's in protective styles, it's so great for them to see characters that look just like them. I seriously wish I had more books like this when I was young.

I love supporting black authors, especially if they are black women so any book that gives little black children more confidence is a huge hit in my opinion.

Loved it!

If you have 4 mins, please do watch my YouTube review posted below because it features my adorable little niece Malia, who looks just like the little girl on this cover. Malia tells us all about what she loves about this super cute read! It's pure joy!!

Song pick:

For my song pick for this fun book, I actually picked Malia's current favorite song haha and it's a true jam!! I picked 'Whip My Hair' by Willow Smith. Click Here to watch this fun video!

*Fun Fact: Willow Smith is Will Smith's daughter and she was only 10 years old! Super talented.

Genre: Children's Literature | Fiction

Publication Date: September 21, 2013

Publisher: Goldest Karat Publishing

Pages: 30 Pages

Reviewed by Chrissy's Books



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