Rigby Star Independent Year 2 White Fiction: Hairem Scarem Single by Jeanne Willis


Rigby Star Independent Year 2 White Fiction: Hairem Scarem Single by Jeanne Willis

The Hairem Scarem is very hairy and very scary. Every time the other animals tell him to cut his hair, he cuts some off and sticks it on their head. Everyone is afraid of him, until the Hair Queen makes him cut off all his hair until he is almost bald. Then the other animals laugh at him and make him cut their hair, too. Illustrated by David Roberts

About the Author

Jeanne Willis

Jeanne Willis was born in St Albans and trained as an advertising copywriter at Watford College. She worked for various agencies creating press adverts and TV, cinema and radio commercials. She is now a full-time writer. Jeanne Willis is one of the most successful children’s picture book authors in the UK. Jeanne Willis wrote her first book aged five and has now written over eighty titles. She has won numerous awards, including the Children's Book Award, the Silver Smarties Prize and has been shortlisted for the Whitbread Award. She has written Who’s in the Loo? which won the Red House Children’s Book Award. Her hobbies include gardening, reading (nonfiction), natural history and collecting caterpillars. Jeanne has also worked on scripts for TV, including Polly Pocket and The Slow Norris, and a pilot TV series for Dr Xargle. She lives in North London with her husband and two children.

Photo credit: Justine Stoddart

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24 pages
Interest Age: 6-7 years


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Publication date

23rd February 2004



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