Bedhead by Margie Palatini – It was BIG. It was BAD. It was BEDHEAD! No doubt about it, Oliver’s having a very bad hair day. His parents and sister try to. Bedhead · illustrated by Jack E. Davis. The ultimate bad hair day. What’s a boy to do? “ a delightful combination of text and pictures that will have readers. Bell hooks may be Happy to Be Nappy (), but young Oliver’s glimpse of his morning hair—”going up.

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There’s lots of onomatopoeia in the story that make this a good book to read aloud. May 22, Dolly rated it liked it Recommends it for: It’s about a boy who has really horrible bedhead. When they think the solution is working, Oliver heads off to school – only to encounter a big surprise! No doubt about it, Oliver’s having a very bad hair day.

This book margis one that students will not only relate to but also learn from. This book could be read aloud to students on picture day because it provides a hilarious account of Oliver’s hair being out of control and ruining the class picture. And you bg yourself that next Tuesday, when that beloved treasure is pulled from papatini backpack with pride and margle, that you once again find the exuberance that mirrors his and enjoy your time together.

This is a humorous picture book about a very bad hair day. Oliver reluctantly takes off his hat and to his surprise, his hair is not sticking out every which way! Oliver wakes up with big, bad, bedhead! I would recommend this book for ages Oliver works hard to get his bedhead under control but ends up having to cover it up with a hat.


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The family thinks they’ve come up with a solution, but the day has a surprise in store that will make this bad hair day even worse. For example, one sentence reads: Loved this book for my elementary school children and got my middle school students.

Palatini use of adjectives truly helps to add to the story. Bedhead by Hedhead Palatini Goodreads Author. His parents even make an attempt. He lives in Port Townsend, Washington, palatink has three sons and two cats. This book has themes of humor, mystery, perseverance, and family.

It was a quirky book with beautiful and unique illustrations. This is a funny story about a little boy who has a very bad case palattini bedhead indeed. Nothing he or his parents try–not water, not hair spray, not even mousse–has more than a temporary effect, and at last all the “follicly challenged” lad can do is jam a cap on his head before going off to school.

During the picture, the photographer request for him to remove the hat. Everything is going fine and dandy until he gets to school.

Mar 22, Kryslyn rated it really liked it. School Library Journal July K-Gr 3-A loud scream from the upstairs bathroom interrupts Oliver’s family’s breakfast, and an investigation reveals that the boy is suffering from a bad case of “bedhead.

Mom, Dad, and his little sister Emily come running!! The zany cartoon-style illustrations, executed in colored pencil, acrylic, dye, and ink, appear on large double-page spreads with small white borders. The cameraman is waiting, the class is waiting, the teacher is waiting.

Want to Read saving…. No doubt about it, Oliver’s having a very bad hair day. Another more practical use for this book could be to show off some very colorful language, such as: This book may help with the nervousness of school pictures.

Bedhead by Margie Palatini illustrated by Jack E. Davis

It is a humorous book about a boy to goes to school magie picture day and can not get his hair to stay down. I didn’t see the twist coming, but it was a stroke of comedic genius. Sep 23, Ashley Fischer added it Shelves: To view it, click here. His hair was out of control!! The literary devices and style of writing engage the reader. Lists with This Book.



The pictures were bedhdad little busy for a storytime–as well as the story itself. Her writing style ny so much detail that you felt like you were living through the story yourself, and with all honesty I’m sure we all have. Visit Margie at margiepalatini. Davis was senior art director with a a large ad agency before becoming a children’s book illustrator.

This book talks about how a little boy has some crazy hair and he doesn’t know how to By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Mar 15, Jenny rated it it was amazing Shelves: Apr 09, Amelia rated it really liked it Shelves: This book I would read to my students on the day of school pictures.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Unfortunately, it’s Class Picture day. This story is a humorous take on a bad hair day gone awry that readers can personally relate to.

Done that,” “a done deal,” and “Zero. Sep marbie, The Reading Countess rated it it was ok Shelves: Now I’m 14 and I have no idea where my copy is but I love this book so much.