Hands up those who were not fans of having their hair brushed when younger? I hated the before school rush-hour routine with my long hair being yanked into pig-tales before riding my bike to the bus stop (sorry Mum....), so this picture book by UK based author and illustrator Sarah Dyer has instant appeal! Sarah's lovely childlike drawings tell the story of a little girl whose unbrushed hair soon becomes a nesting place for a variety of birds, until the day a very large peacock moves in and her bird's-nest becomes a little more than she can handle.
The Girl with the Bird's-Nest Hair is published by Bloomsbury Publishing, London, 2009.
Sarah Dyer's other published picture books include
Five Little Fiends (2002) , Clementine and Mungo (2005), Princess for a Day (2007), Mrs Muffly's Monster (2008) and A Monster Day at Work (2010).
Take a look at Sarah Dyers blog here .