Even Monsters Need Haircuts by Matthew McElligott
  

Synopsis

Even Monsters Need Haircuts by Matthew McElligott

Just before midnight, on the night of a full moon, a young barber stays out past his bedtime to go to work. Although his customers are mostly regulars, they are anything but normal - after all, even monsters need haircuts. Business is steady all night, and this barber is prepared for anything with his scissors, rotting tonic, horn polish, and stink wax. It's a tough job but someone's got to help these creatures maintain their ghoulish good looks. A hilarious story about a boy who follows in his father's footsteps ...in his own monstrously unique way.

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'Our young readers loved this book ... The illustrations are fantastic and have a really lovely feel. This story is great fun and will be returned to again and again'

'The illustrations, in appropriate murky shades, reward careful perusal so as not to miss a joke'

About the Author

Matthew McElligott is the author of several books for children, including The Lion's Share, Absolutely Not, and Backbeard and the Birthday Suit. He lives in New York. www.mattmcelligott.com

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
40 pages

Author

Matthew McElligott
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Author's Website

www.bloomsbury.com/Authors/...

Publisher

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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Publication date

18th October 2010

ISBN

9781408813935


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