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I Don't Want Curly Hair!

Written by Laura Ellen Anderson

Illustrated by Laura Ellen Anderson

I Don't Want Curly Hair! Synopsis

NO! I do not want this BIG CURLY HAIR! It's messy and silly and just plain unfair. All Curly Haired Girl has ever wanted is straight and luscious locks, but when she meets a little girl with the smoothest, silkiest hair, who says all she's ever wanted is spirally, squiggly hair, they are BOTH confused! A hilarious tale about loving what we have. And hair, lots and lots of hair. I Don't Want Curly Hair! is a glorious picture book for little people who always want what they can't have! From the brilliant Laura Ellen Anderson - illustrator of the bestselling Witch Wars series.

I Don't Want Curly Hair! Press Reviews

Energetic illustrations will let your imagination run wild * The Guardian * Fizzing with energy and charm, this is a hilarious hymn to loving what we have * The Bookseller * Bouncily written with a hint of Seuss * The Guardian * Anderson's cute and brilliantly funny illustrations make our protagonist bounce off the page and, at its core, is a message of learning to accept our looks, however old we are * The Belfast Telegraph * Colour, vivacity and energy animate the often hilarious illustrations, depicting the wildness of the curls and their owner's frustration in this funny, engaging story about accepting who you are * BookTrust * Whilst we may often crave what others have, this picture book embraces what makes us individuals and emphasises the need to accept and celebrate our quirks and foibles * Picture Books Blogger * Brimful of energy, fun and wonderful details * Library Mice Picture Book of the Week * Fabulous, colourful, and fun * Twirling Book Princess * I Don't Want Curly Hair is heaps of fun * My Book Corner *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781408868409
Publication date: 1st March 2016
Author: Laura Ellen Anderson
Illustrator: Laura Ellen Anderson
Publisher: Bloomsbury Childrens Books an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 32 pages

About Laura Ellen Anderson

Laura Ellen Anderson is the illustrator of many children's books, including Snowflakes written by CBeebies presenter Cerrie Burnell's. She is also the creative tour de force behind the Evil Emperor Penguin comic series, as well as the illustrator of Bloomsbury's very own Witch Wars fiction series, which has sold over 30,000 copies. Laura has also worked for Scholastic, Penguin Random House and Orchard Books. I Don't Want Curly Hair (Bloomsbury) was her first authored picture book. Laura lives and works in London. www.lauraellenanderson.co.uk @Lillustrator

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