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Cowlick! (Deluxe Golden Books)

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Publisher Comments:

. . . She comes in the middle of the night, when everyone is sleeping. When she sees a smooth little head on a pillow, she can't resist giving it a cow kiss—sluuurrrp! Cowlick! gives young readers an imaginative and playful explanation for the "bedhead" that afflicts us all!

Review:

"Young bedhead sufferers, take heart! Ditchfield's picture-book debut imagines a playful explanation as to how children who go to bed with neat hair wake up with some wild 'dos in the morning. It's all because of a mysterious but kindly bovine nighttime visitor. Some readers may feel uneasy believing that they could be slurped by a cow while they sleep. But many adults — and kids — who've tried to tame the tufts of wild hair known by the titular term will likely find much to chuckle about here. Brief rhyming couplets set the scene as Beardshaw's (Grandma's Surprise) cheery, close-perspective acrylic paintings depict the action. She seems to take particular glee in fashioning the sturdily wavy 'once-flat hair now standing tall' on three brothers' heads. The cowlick on an additional (furry) member of the family — shown on the final spread — is not to be missed. Ages 2-5." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)

About the Author

Christin Ditchfield is a former preschool and elementary school teacher. She's now a popular speaker and host of the internationally syndicatedinspirational radio program "Take It to Heart!" A prolific writer of magazine articles and columns for CBA publications, she's also the author of nearly 50 books, including A Family Guide to "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe." Cowlick! is her first picture book. She lives in Sarasota, Florida.Rosalind Beardshaw has illustrated dozens of picture books for the British and European market since she graduated from Manchester Polytechnic in 1992. In her spare time, she works as a volunteer with adults with learning disabilities. She lives in York, England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375835407
Publisher:
Golden Books
Subject:
Animals - Farm Animals
Illustrator:
Beardshaw, Rosalind
Author:
Christian Ditchfield
Author:
Ditchfield, Christin
Author:
illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw
Author:
Beardshaw, Rosalind
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Stories in rhyme
Subject:
Hair
Subject:
Sleep
Subject:
Children s humor
Subject:
hair;cows;storytime
Edition Description:
Picture book
Series:
Deluxe Golden Book
Publication Date:
20070109
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from P up to 2
Language:
English
Illustrations:
FULL COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
10.26x8.28x.39 in. .77 lbs.
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
02-05

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Product details 40 pages Golden Books - English 9780375835407 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Young bedhead sufferers, take heart! Ditchfield's picture-book debut imagines a playful explanation as to how children who go to bed with neat hair wake up with some wild 'dos in the morning. It's all because of a mysterious but kindly bovine nighttime visitor. Some readers may feel uneasy believing that they could be slurped by a cow while they sleep. But many adults — and kids — who've tried to tame the tufts of wild hair known by the titular term will likely find much to chuckle about here. Brief rhyming couplets set the scene as Beardshaw's (Grandma's Surprise) cheery, close-perspective acrylic paintings depict the action. She seems to take particular glee in fashioning the sturdily wavy 'once-flat hair now standing tall' on three brothers' heads. The cowlick on an additional (furry) member of the family — shown on the final spread — is not to be missed. Ages 2-5." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
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