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Sophie's Lovely Locks

3.80  ·  Rating details ·  102 ratings  ·  15 reviews
Sophie McPhee loves her long locks. Curly, curly, fancy, twirly. Twirly, whirly, long, and girly. She thinks long hair is the best! Until...those long locks become a snarly, tangly mess. Ouch! Suddenly, long hair isn’t so much fun. And no matter what she does, Sophie can’t control that hair! Then Sophie comes up with the perfect solution—why not donate her hair to someone ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published March 1st 2011 by Two Lions
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Taylor Kundel-Gower
Jan 30, 2017 rated it did not like it
The illustrations are cute and I understand the point of the book and I think that can be a very worthy cause. However, I found it to be not only a little fluffy and didactic, but also kind of out of touch. "because two girls with short hair are better than one girl with none!" Um. Okay. ...more
Alla Aguirre
Jul 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great story for little girls.

👍 Great book for girls. Lovely story to teach kids valuable things about life. Worth of purchasing. We gave it 5 stars.
Holly Letson
It's wonderful that Sophie wanted to donate her hair to an organization like Locks of Love that uses it to help others that are less fortunate. ...more
Apr 30, 2011 rated it it was ok
Shelves: picture-books
A young girl becomes tired of her long, long hair and cuts it short, donating the hair to make wigs for kids. It's a little bit preachy ("...because two girls with short hair are better than one girl with none!"). But what's odd is that there is a better picture book with this exact same plot: “Melissa Parkington's Beautiful, Beautiful Hair” by Pat Brisson/Suzanne Bloom (2006). It’s better written and illustrated and I like that Melissa is motivated to donate her hair not just because she become ...more
Mar 29, 2011 rated it really liked it
A beautiful book! A celebration of long hair that also presents some of the problems little girls encounter when trying to take care of it themselves. I appreciated that this book showcased its main character's decision to donate her hair to an organization that makes wigs for kids undergoing treatments that make their hair fall out. The illustrations are great and the text is short and simple making this a good read aloud book. Additionally, there is information about organizations that accept ...more
Little Miss and the Legomeister
This book's illustrations are pretty cute in a girly-girl way, and the descriptions of Sophie's hair are fun. However, the story line is superficial and intended to promote donating your hair to a program like Locks of Love or Wigs for Kids. It's not very exciting for me, but Little Miss, who adores all things girly, loves it. ...more
Christine Turner
May 10, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: hair
Sophie loves her long hair, but when it becomes too hard to manage and she decides to get it cut, she finds something generous to do with it. Includes list of organizations that make wigs from donated hair.

Great illustrations. Simpler text than "Melissa Parkington's beautiful, beautiful hair," by Pat Brisson. So, it might work for younger children.
Joshua Rattin
Jan 13, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

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Aug 14, 2011 rated it it was ok
Shelves: children, picture
I like the idea of conveying this message to kids, but it feels too much like an afterthought in the last couple of pages. I think it would be a more powerful story if the girl with cancer who will get benefit from the hair and wig was a greater part of the story.
Katie Newton
Apr 04, 2016 rated it really liked it
I wish she had decided to cut her hair off in order to donate it rather than deciding on donation after she cut off her hair and didn't know what to do with it. I think it would've sent a much stronger message. Even my kids seemed to think it ended rather abruptly. ...more
Christina Ulfe
Aug 26, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Very cute

My daughter is four and loved this book! From a mother's perspective, it has a very positive message for young children. It gives them the objective to make a difference in someone's life.
May 03, 2011 rated it liked it
Solid story but ends up being a little didactic promoting locks for love.
A young girl loves her long hair until it becomes a tangly mess. Then she decides to cut it off and donate it to a little girl who has no hair.
Such a cute book and the message is amazing :))
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Sweet books about the Locks of Love and other hair donation programs.
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