Ella Kazoo Will Not Brush Her Hairby Lee Fox, Jennifer Plecas
Ella Kazoo would rather do anything than brush her hair, especially when she could be skipping in the rain and dancing in the sunshine instead. As her hair grows from bad to worse, soon it's out of control! Something must be done to tame her wild locks, and although it's no easy task, Ella and her mother find a solution that makes them both happy. Riotously… See more details below
Ella Kazoo would rather do anything than brush her hair, especially when she could be skipping in the rain and dancing in the sunshine instead. As her hair grows from bad to worse, soon it's out of control! Something must be done to tame her wild locks, and although it's no easy task, Ella and her mother find a solution that makes them both happy. Riotously demonstrating the daily battle of wills that all parents and daughters are familiar with, this pitch-perfect text captures Ella's contagious energy and reminds readers that almost every problem has a solution.
- Walker & Company
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- Product dimensions:
- 9.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.40(d)
- Age Range:
- 3 - 6 Years
Meet the Author
LEE FOX worked as a production assistant for a commercial radio station before becoming a writer. Ella Kazoo Will Not Brush Her Hair is her first picture book, and she lives in Australia with her five children.
JENNIFER PLECAS is the illustrator of over twenty books, including Please Is a Good Word to Say and Love Is a Good Thing to Feel. She lives in Missouri, with her family.
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My 4 year old granddaughter loved the book the first time she listened to it. It has the 'read to me' feature and sometimes she just likes to listen to the book herself. She laughed and laughed when the story was over.
What's a Mom to do with a daughter like Ella? Most youngsters probably have a tad of stubbornness in them, but surely not as much as Ella! To compound the stubborn streak Ella simply will not, absolutely refuses to brush her hair (which needs it badly!). We read," Ella Kazoo will not brush her hair. She hides in the cupboard and under the stair. She roars at her mom like a big growly bear. She whines and she moans and she howls in despair." Plainly Mom is facing quite a challenge. However, that challenge turns into a bit of an emergency when one morning Ella's tresses take on a life of their own, slipping into her dresses, creeping around a chair, even going down the stairs, threatening to cover everything. Youngsters will enjoy the solution to the hair-raising problems and the transformation in Ella. Told in lilting rhyme this story is fun to read or for young ones to hear. Ink and watercolor illustrations by Jennifer Plecas will bring "ohs" and smiles. - Gail Cooke