Need a Trim, Jim by Kaye Umansky


Need a Trim, Jim by Kaye Umansky

Shirley's is curly, Mike's has spikes, Dave's has waves - they all have haircuts to suit their face. But no-one can remember what Jim's face is like, it is hidden behind an enormous fringe. He's not too keen to have his hair cut, but when he is finally in the barber's chair, it is a simple snip, Jim is trimmed! First published in 1999 for 3-7's.


'Look at Jim! He needs a trim. His hair's so long, he cannot see. He falls down stairs, bumps into chairs and has such trouble with his tea.'

-book quality. (4-6 yrs) (Kirkus UK)

About the Author

Kaye Umansky

Kaye Umansky is a very successful writer for children, with her books ranging from picture books to novels.

Kaye Umansky trained as a teacher, only beginning to write after her daughter was born. Kaye is the much-loved author of the Pongwiffy books and lives in London where she writes in an office with stars on the ceiling.

Awards Kay has collected
Nottinghamshire Book Award 1993 for Pongwiffy and The Spell of The Year
TES Junior Music Book Award 1999 for Three Rapping Rats

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32 pages
Interest Age: Under 6


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Publication date

3rd February 2000



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