No Haircut Today!
Here's a book about a problem EVERY parent can relate to -- and one that's right on the money. In a simple, beguiling way Elivia Savadier captures the trials and tribulations leading up to a child's first haircut. The reader is first introduced to Dominic's hair -- some of it curly, some straight, but no matter what shape it's in, Dominic has no intention of having it cut....more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published May 1st 2005 by Roaring Brook Press
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Feb 02, 2012 Melanie rated it 4 of 5 stars
Dominic's hair is long and short, curly and straight, and it all needs a haircut. But Dominic won't sit still for one. Not in a plane chair or a car chair. A frustrated mother finally gives up and decides she'll try again another day.
Unappealing boy-child razzes when his hairdresser mother tries to crop his mop, so she gives him a big cuddle. Obviously a case of real life transferred direct to kids' book with zero authorial mediation, which as usual results in indulgent irrelevance. Half a star for smart typography.