Handling Hairlessness: Dad’s Bald Head

Saturday, January 3, 2009.

Dad's Bald HeadAuthor: Paul Many (on JOMB)
Illustrator: Kevin O’Malley (on JOMB)
Published: 2007 Walker & Co. (on JOMB)
ISBN: 080279579X

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Issues of body image impact lives young and old but too rarely make it to picture books where the sparked conversation might do most good. This entertaining yet thoughtful look at hairlessness is a welcome exception.

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2 Comments »

Comment by RuthDFW

January 4, 2009 @ 9:29 pm

Luv the podcast, feels like you are listening to friends tell you about the latest good book. Also happy to hear the reference to Happy to be Nappy, a book that is either loved or loathed.

Comment by Terry

January 16, 2009 @ 12:47 pm

I hadn’t thought about this book in a long time. We reviwed it back when we didn’t need hats!

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