Big Hair Book and Apparel Giveaway

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You’ve probably seen the above photo in some form or fashion floating around our Facebook page in the past week or so, isn’t it cute? We just love it! Well, the girl in the photo is Effie, she is the main character in a book called Big Hair. Big Hair is also an iPhone app by Girl Team Mobile.

natural hair books for kids

Girl Team Mobile is an app development studio and publishing house specializing in the creation of empowering, entertaining and educational interactive e-books with predominately female protagonists. How cool is that?! They create a customized reading experience packed with fascinating characters, delightful plots, and interactive design.

“The goal is to encourage positive values, explore diversity and inspire confidence”

Big Hair is Girl Team Mobile’s first book and app.  Inspired by the author, Arynetta Floyzelle’s own transition to loving her natural hair – Big Hair tells the story of Effie Monroe, a sassy naturalista whose thick, crazy, curly, super-sized hair definitely makes her stand out from the crowd.

Supported by a colorful cast of friends, family, and community members Effie embarks on a journey to learn self-acceptance and the beauty of diversity.

big hair coverThe Big Hair Giveaway by Girl Team Mobile includes:
>>The Big Hair Book
>>The Big Hair App
>>A Big Hair T-Shirt and Big Hair Bow

Find Big Hair Online:
Facebook | Twitter | Big Hair Trailer |Website | Big Hair App

This giveaway will run from March 18-25 and is open to residents of the US only. “Big Hair” Photo submissions can be sent to with subject “Big Hair Giveaway”. You can enter the giveaway using the Rafflecopter form below:



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My Very Own Fairy Tale: I See Me Books


D has always loved books and lately she has been really into them, reading anything she can get her hands on. She enjoys personalized books, the ones that include her in the story. I See Me has an awesome collection of personalized books for kids of all ages to enjoy. They also have a book for pretty much every special occasion there is, back in December we reviewed their Baby’s First Christmas personalized board book for Baby Boy that he has been enjoying.


My Very Own Fairy Tale is book that is right up D’s ally, she loves fairies and all things girly. It would be perfect for a child who is just learning to spell their name, as the book spells out their name one page at a time. It is also great for the older kids because the book also describes a characteristic with each letter from their name making it fun. You can take the virtual book tour of My Very Own Fairy Tale to see exactly what I mean. If you decide you’d like to purchase your child a personlized story book you can get 15% off by entering in code “fairytale” at checkout at My Very Own Fairy Tale, this coupon code expires 4/30/2012. I See Me can also be found on virtual book tour, and Pinterest.

In honor of Mother’s Day I See Me is also giving you all a chance to win a set of their Mom Cards. Enter to win on the Rafflecopter form below! Good luck!

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Marmalade: Gertrude’s Broken Wand: Trick or Treat Sponsor Spotlight

When I was kid I loved the Goosebumbs book series. Author Jason Thibeault has created a new series for our generation of kiddo’s called Marmalade, the first book of the series is called Gertrude’s Broken Wand. This book is the perfect book for Halloween, as it is full of Ghosts, ghouls, werewolves, skeletons and more creepy creatures!

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