Is Baby really ready for that first haircut? With the usual panache, Leslie Patricelli’s one-haired wonder leads the way into another new experience.
It’s important to take care of your hair, even if you only have one! As Baby can tell you, that hair gets washed when it’s dirty and brushed when it looks messy. But when it grows and grows, there’s only one thing to do. This funny and reassuring look at a toddler rite of passage is ideal for little readers—especially those with a tiny
bit of trepidation about that first haircut.
is the creator of a series of best-selling board books starring her beloved (almost) bald baby as well as Higher! Higher!; Faster! Faster!; Be Quiet, Mike!;
and two stories about the Patterson Puppies. She lives in Ketchum, Idaho.
Patricelli’s bold acrylics are as entertaining as ever in this warm and funny tribute to the messy everyday life of a tot.
—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
Patricelli’s vibrant art style is fully evident and on display here, with brightly hued acrylic paint backgrounds on each spread, chunky black outlines, and lots of smiles. A reassuring title to introduce toddlers to their hair and the upkeep required.
—School Library Journal
A board book for toddlers who are almost ready for their first haircuts...another solid outing for Patricelli's tot.
Funny and comforting tale of infant coiffure.
—The Wall Street Journal