A father and child discover the joys of his crazy hair in this brilliant picture book. Bonnie tries to tame her father's hair, but to no avail, as birds and beasts of every type jostle for space amongst the curls and tresses of this hirsute book. A warm and funny conversational text combine beautifully with Dave McKean's edgy and dramatic illustrations to make this another perfect picture book by Gaiman and McKean.
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- Hardback | 40 pages
- 256 x 258 x 12mm | 458.13g
- 03 Aug 2009
- Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- London, United Kingdom
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'A bold and exciting picture book reuniting notoriously inventive duo Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean ... McKean's audacious illustrations bring the rhyming text vividly to life in this daring celebration of the imagination. Striking and theatrical' The Bookseller 'Sometimes scientifically accurate and sometimes surreal, over-arching all is the movement, rhythm and pace achieved through the combination of text and illustration. Provoking questions about what it is to be free in thought and form, this is a work of unique luminescence that may well change the way hair is looked at forever' The Bookseller
About Neil Gaiman
Neil Gaiman is the author of many much loved and bestselling books including The Sandman, The Graveyard Book and Coraline. His picture books include The Wolves in the Walls and The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish. Neil is British and lives in the USA. Dave McKean is a long-time artistic collaborator of Neil's. He is also a film-maker and lives in Kent, England.