I am Beautiful: When I Look at Me, I See… by Simone Da Costa


How beautiful! This book is surely be a must for young black girls throughout the world.

The author, Simone Da Costa has captured all the most beautiful and empowering elements of what it is like to be a black girl. Through the wonderful illustrations of Hatice Bayramoglu the true beauty of being black is celebrated. The different skin tones, hair types and styles, the cultural differences which make for the facial differences and variation in bone structure, depending on where in the world they originated, and most importantly, this book is so inspiring, a true confirmation of the beauty of a black girl.

A wonderful book and a great way to promote self-esteem, and instil the confidence that knowing you are beautiful naturally brings.


About the Author: Simone Da Costa is a writer, author, publisher and freelance magazine writer. Simone has written many articles for several North American Magazines. She has published a devotional day planner Remember to Pray, a 2013 Day Planner, as well as two children’s books: A Silly Rhyming Alphabet Book About Animals from A to Z, and her recently published book Emily-Rose’s Day at the Farm. Simone is a writer who enjoys the compelling feeling that writing brings. In the words of Miss Da Costa, Writing is seen as a tool with which to free yourself in a limitless world of playful words while at the same time welcome your ideas, thoughts and imagination onto the page. Most off all, the passion to write is, simply put, inspiring, challenging, enjoying and empowering.” Simone operates a blog called Simone s Blog Depicting the writer in you. It is a blog designed to stimulate a writer s creative spirit in expressive that gives joy to the creator as well as the reader. Follow Simone on Twitter @simonesblognet

About the Book: An inspirational book that aims to empower young black girls. It liberates them to believe that they too are beautiful despite society s notion of what beauty is. In an era where the popular idealistic images of beauty are based on the Western World s realism of beauty, it illustrates that beauty begins with knowing who you are, believing it and accepting yourself as you are.


Available from Amazon in Paperback http://www.amazon.com/Beautiful-When-Look-Me-See/dp/0987925598/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1447238715&sr=8-2&keywords=simone+da+costa

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