Read Her Lips: Author Debuts Children’s Book at Miami Book Fair
Recently featured by Essence.com
, Miami-based and Haitian-born author, mother, and breast cancer survivor, Tamara B. Rodriguez
, recently wrote an uplifting children’s book on cancer, called Hair to the Queen!, which already has been hailed by the pediatric cancer community.
THE BOOK:Hair to the Queen
! encourages adults to discuss cancer with children in a simple, yet tender way. Beautifully illustrated, the story is brought to life by seven year-old Corazon as she prepares for a costume party, hosted by her mother, who is battling cancer and wears a wig after losing her hair. However, with the help of her father and sister, Corazon secretly uses the birthday celebration as an opportunity to plan a special surprise for her courageous mom.
Recently, Ms. Rodriguez has been invited to debut her book at the Miami Book Fair International from November 18-20, 2016, an annual weeklong literary festival hosted by Miami Dade College. Hair to the Queen! is available online at Amazon.com
, as well as at Books & Books locations in Miami Beach and in Coral Gables, FL. To learn more about book-signing events, kicking off with one at Books & Books in Coral Gables in January 2017, please visit hairtothequeenbook.com
and follow Hair to the Queen! on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Net proceeds will go to The Alfred Beliard Foundation
, which focuses on cancer education, early prevention, and treatment for Haitians living in Haiti.
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