Everything you wanted to know about hair, this is
one of the first six titles launching the fantastic new non-fiction
series It's True!
Psst! It's true! This is the best book on HAIR you'll ever read!
Did you know a single strand of hair can show that you've been poisoned? Or that redheads were once burned at the stake as witches?
Find out the facts about follicles and what makes hair frizzy, fine or fair. Read up on beards, babies, barbers and baldness. Talk about toupees and discover that hair is everywhere.
Tease your friends with tangled tales and hair-raising facts.
About The Author
Diana Lawrenson had practically no hair until she was two years old. Now she has plenty, and has written several award winning non-fiction books for kids. She trained as a nurse and a midwife and lived for a while in the Solomon Islands where she had adventures with cyclones, earthquakes and crocodiles. She is the author of Inside the Australian Ballet and From Puppies to Partners.
Leigh Hobbs is best known for his children's picture book characters, the subversive but lovable Old Tom and Horrible Harriet. His love of drawing began in primary school and he hasn't stopped creating art in one form or another since then. Leigh is a painter, sculptor, cartoonist and author.
"How can a young reader not pause to pick up any of the It's True!nonfiction series? They have what must surely be the funkiest, attention-grapping titles on any bookshelf loads of utterly fascinating information and trivia delivered in a most engaging flip style. Great fun yet authoritatively researched Cover to cover, they are simply irresistible." Kevin Steinberger, Magpiesvol 20, No. 3, July 2005.
Series: IT'S TRUE!
For Ages: 8 - 12 years old
Number Of Pages: 96
Published: 1st May 2004
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.5 x 13.0 x 0.7
Weight (kg): 0.13
Edition Number: 1