I'm A Pretty Little Black Girl!

A Celebration of Self-Appreciation


How amazing!  I’M A PRETTY LITTLE BLACK GIRL! book is holding steady on AMAZON as NUMBER #1 in African American storybooks! When I first decided to create this book for our little Black girls, I was either rejected by every major publisher, or told that I needed to change the title and the text to make it more “universal”. In other words, take out the description of “Black” in the title. I responded to...

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Understanding the “why” of the title “I’M A PRETTY LITTLE BLACK GIRL!” I have always dedicated my life to raising my son in the best possible way. I am one of those Moms that believes when it comes to the betterment of my child’s education and life. “If it’s out there, I’ll find it. If it’s not, I’ll create it.” So with this, I have raised funds for his elementary...

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Getting I’M A PRETTY LITTLE BLACK GIRL! published and in stores was one of the hardest challenges I have ever taken on. It all began with a simple idea: to create a book for little Black girls that shows them as pretty as they really are. I never realized that I would have to create my own publishing company just to get a book on the shelves for little Black girls that shows them in bright brilliant colors and engaging in joyous...

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YES! I’M A PRETTY LITTLE BLACK GIRL! books are all available now! Just go to the website www.theimagirlcollection.com and you can click the icons for all of the stores carrying this wonderful title. Be warned, though: the books will sell out! So you’d better get yours right away. The books are in TARGET, BARNES AND NOBLE, BOOKS A MILLION, INDIE BOUND and of course, AMAZON. It is so exciting to have this dream come true of...

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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 And yes, any new unpublished author starting their own publishing company with the first book to get Target as their first client IS huge, indeed.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...

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