The Girl with the Bird's-nest Hair

Author(s): Sarah Dyer

3-5 yrs Picture Books (Paperback)

No one really likes brushing their hair, but the girl in this delightfully anarchic tale finds out the hard way just what it means to ignore your mother's pleading to 'brush your hair'! First there is one little bird making the hair hard to brush, then another and another, and soon the girl and her mother find their day becomes an avian nightmare.

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A handy book for every family which finds it hard to persuade the younger members to keep their hair tidy The endpapers feature small character sketches of all the birds mentioned in the book

'A delightful cautionary tale' Telegraph Magazine 'Sarah Dyer's unique and quirky illustrations suit the story perfectly. The humans are bristling with life and emotion, whilst all the different birds are a joy to pore over ... A fantastic book for any child on the cusp of reading' Thebookbag.co.uk 'Wonderfully original book' Angels and Urchins 'The childlike pictures have muted colours, pretty use of collage, interesting details and an airy sense of design ... an entertaining story' The Sunday Times

Sarah Dyer is the award-winning author/illustrator of the Smarties Prize-winning picture book Five Little Fiends. She lives in Dalston in London and teaches Illustration part-time at Kingston University in South London.

General Fields

  • : 9780747599982
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : June 2009
  • : 280mm X 215mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Sarah Dyer
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : Sarah Dyer
  • : 32
  • : Picture storybooks
  • : Colour