TARGET leads the way with their motto CELEBRATE DIVERSITY

TARGET leads the way with their motto CELEBRATE DIVERSITY

How did you get TARGET to put your books in their stores? People often ask me that question with a curious surprise in their tone of voice.  Then they go on to add,” That is HUGE!!” My answer is always, simple, “Belief and determination”. And yes, any new unpublished author starting their own publishing company with the first book to get Target as their first client IS huge, indeed. But, beyond that, the most wonderful aspect of the story is the Target team themselves. I was invited to visit the Target Corporate office with my books, apparel and dolls not once, not twice — but five times. And each visit was a total joy because Target has managed to hire the most innovative, smart, tech savvy and ultimately cool team of young professionals that really know...

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Yay Kendall! She loves I’M A PRETTY LITTLE BLACK GIRL!

@BettyKBynum I've been meaning to tell you, my daughter Kendall loved the book. She said "It's all about ME!" pic.twitter.com/Q6KdW2Ffig — Tony McIntosh (@TonyMcIntosh) July 1, 2014

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Great things are coming for “I’M A PRETTY LITTLE BLACK GIRL!” book lovers!

http://www.curlynikki.com/2014/05/5-story-books-for-little-brown-girls.html I love it when people find I’M A PRETTY LITTLE BLACK GIRL! and celebrate by sharing it with others!  How wonderful. Well, there will be a lot more to share on this book and all that is coming our way with Dolls and Apparel! It will be a love-fest for our girls with pink and white cotton-candy sweet items that they will surely adore.  If you ever wanted to show the world how much you appreciate your own personal brand of “pretty”, we are about to help you and your girls do just that in a lovely, yet affordable way! It has taken a while to develop these items so that they are oh-so-sweet, but great things take time, right?  And with this, we want to have our items created...

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Great new things coming for I’M A PRETTY LITTLE BLACK GIRL! book brand!

Great new things coming for I’M A PRETTY LITTLE BLACK GIRL! book brand!

There is a line from a movie, where one person asks another, “What do you do when your dreams exceed your reality?” And the listener responds, “Keep it to yourself”.  LOL!   I always thought that this response was the true sign of someone who had not had their own dreams realized. Having dreams can be hard, because getting your dreams to reality is even harder. Dreams take a lot of time, determination, effort, and a heap of faith and blessings.  Well, guess what?  All of that WILL come together to make your dreams the reality that you want for yourself and for those you care about.  I’M A PRETTY LITTLE BLACK GIRL! began as only a scribble on a half piece of paper torn out of a notebook binder.  Now…the books landed Target,...

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The books are back in stock — and selling fast! Go get yours..NOW!

Hey there, hi there!  The first round of books, I’M A PRETTY LITTLE BLACK GIRL! sold out so quickly that we reordered more for the demand!  Now, the books that are now restocked are selling out fast!  Go get yours before they are all gone! VISIT: www.theimagirlcollection.com And a bit of great news: The apparel line is being launched for summer!   We were so overwhelmed with book orders that the apparel was put on hold for a while.  But..it’s coming!  Stay tuned, great things are a-cookin up for I’M A PRETTY LITTLE BLACK GIRL! and THE I’M A GIRL COLLECTION!  Whooooooo hooooooo! BKB.

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BARNES AND NOBLE, AMERICANA presents I’M A PRETTY LITTLE BLACK GIRL!

BARNES AND NOBLE, AMERICANA presents I’M A PRETTY LITTLE BLACK GIRL!

THANK YOU! to the amazing BARNES AND NOBLE AMERICANA team (TAMMY and KRISTEN) for inviting illustrator CLAIRE ARMSTRONG PAROD  and myself to a GREAT day with the children for the book signing and story time presentation! It was a blast! Let’s do it in Barnes and Noble in New York City — and other cities,...

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KTLA 5 LOS ANGELES MORNING SHOW for I’M A PRETTY LITTLE BLACK GIRL!

KTLA 5 LOS ANGELES MORNING SHOW for I’M A PRETTY LITTLE BLACK GIRL!

http://video.ktla.com/Black-History-Month-Im-A-Pretty-Little-Black-Girl-25629001?playlistId=11925#.UwJZH0qha9J Yay! This LOVE goes out to our little Black girls! YOU totally...

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NAACP gives RED CARPET for I’M A PRETTY LITTLE BLACK GIRL!

NAACP gives RED CARPET for I’M A PRETTY LITTLE BLACK GIRL!

“It is truly an honor to nominated”. How many times have we heard this from award nominees? Well, in this case, I can honestly say, IT’S TRUE! You may have a dream that starts out as a few notes on a piece of paper — then you get the courage to actually make those notes into a book.  When the book actually touches the hearts of little girls and parents, that is the true statement of success. So to be nominated for being courageous enough to make a dream happen, it is an honor.  And to the NAACP IMAGE AWARD nominating committee, I thank you for the honor because you selected me, and for the LOVE and support of our girls for whom this book is created and dedicated, I thank you with all my heart. Love,...

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