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I Don't Want Curly Hair! Paperback – Picture Book, 17 April 2017

4.9 out of 5 stars 207 ratings

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Energetic illustrations will let your imagination run wild ― The Guardian

Fizzing with energy and charm, this is a hilarious hymn to loving what we have ― The Bookseller

Bouncily written with a hint of Seuss ― The Guardian

Anderson's cute and brilliantly funny illustrations make our protagonist bounce off the page and, at its core, is a message of learning to accept our looks, however old we are ― The Belfast Telegraph

Colour, vivacity and energy animate the often hilarious illustrations, depicting the wildness of the curls and their owner's frustration in this funny, engaging story about accepting who you are ― BookTrust

Whilst we may often crave what others have, this picture book embraces what makes us individuals and emphasises the need to accept and celebrate our quirks and foibles ― Picture Books Blogger

Brimful of energy, fun and wonderful details ― Library Mice Picture Book of the Week

Fabulous, colourful, and fun ― Twirling Book Princess

I Don't Want Curly Hair is heaps of fun ― My Book Corner

Told in rhyme, with exuberant illustrations, this book gives the message that we should love what we have ― CBI Mind Yourself 2020 Reading Guide

About the Author

Laura Ellen Anderson has illustrated many picture books, including CBeebies presenter Cerrie Burnell's Snowflakes and many others. She is also the creative tour de force behind Evil Emperor Penguin, and is the illustrator of Bloomsbury's very own Witch Wars series, which has sold over 30,000 copies. Laura has also worked for Scholastic, Penguin Random House and Orchard Books. I Don't Want Curly Hair is her first written and illustrated book with Bloomsbury. Laura lives in London.


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Product details

  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Children's Books (17 April 2017)
  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 32 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1408868407
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1408868409
  • Reading age : Baby - 5 years
  • Item Weight : 218 g
  • Dimensions : 24.43 x 0.34 x 27.79 cm
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.9 out of 5 stars 207 ratings

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5.0 out of 5 stars Happier curly girl
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 13 March 2020
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Miss F Rosli
5.0 out of 5 stars Lovely book with lots of pages for little curly tops!
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 29 March 2017
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5.0 out of 5 stars Curls and more curls
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 10 July 2020
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steve forrest
5.0 out of 5 stars Enjoyable fun and lovely message
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 17 February 2021
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great book
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 16 September 2020
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