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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To ask other readers questions about Bedheadplease sign up. The illustrations are a cross between Steve Lowtwait gy Arnold! Want to Read saving…. So my high rating goes more for the fun-ness of the story and the content of it. His parents even make an attempt. This palaitni has themes of humor, mystery, perseverance, and family. When they think the solution is working, Oliver heads off to school – only to encounter a big surprise!

From the shocked expression on Oliver’s face on the cover and the bathroom-tile-covered endpapers to the scene of the boy’s terrible discovery and the wacky remedies that follow, this is a delightful combination of text and pictures that will have readers coming back for more.

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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. What’s a boy to do? And you remind yourself that next Tuesday, when that beloved treasure is pull When your youngest son, a struggling beginning reader, brings home a book from a library I read this book aloud to students 2nd grade and younger, maybe some a little older and they loved it as did I!


The story is just hilarious.

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Visit Margie at margiepalatini. Feb 05, Oanh rated it really liked it Shelves: To find out more, including how to control ebdhead, see here: Notify me of new comments via email. Bedhead also demonstrates onomatopoeia. Feb 27, Laurie rated it it was amazing Shelves: I could also use this book to talk about morning routines and good hygiene. This book may help with the nervousness of school pictures. It rolled all the way down the stairs and into the kitchen where Fruit Loops went flying.

This made it a fun read even as an adult. Email required Address never made public. Open Preview See a Problem? This is a fun story about a child palatkni had dramatic bedhead on school picture bexhead. What’s a boy to do?


Even more so for those of us with outrageoulsy wild untameable hair. Until Oliver see’s his true blue baseball cap, but what Oliver doesn’t know is that it’s picture day!

Everything is going fine and dandy until he gets to school. This book talks about how a little boy has some crazy hair and he doesn’t know how to He discovers he has a seriously bad case of bedhead.

Loved this book for my elementary school children and got my middle school students. I am so glad I stumbled upon this book! Does Oliver’s hair go crazy or does he find a way to tame it? Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here The illustrations add to this writing and makes the book even more bexhead.

Margie Palatini uses onomatopoeia a lot throughout this book which makes it so much fun to read aloud to children. The caricatured illustrations of Oliver’s frantic family and horrified classmates it’s school picture day, of course have a sickly yellow-green cast, which seems fitting given that part of the untamable coif is described as resembling a “cat’s coughed-up fur ball.


Bedhead by Margie Palatini Goodreads Author bedhear. Each of these features will help students learn to enhance their own writing. Unfortunately it is picture day and Oliver learns he has to off his hat and reveal his crazy hair.

And you cant wear a hat during picture day, so Oliver must take it off. Mom, Dad, and palarini little sister Emily come running!! Kids can really relate to this story and the lyrical writing style of Margie Palatini makes it a great read aloud. However, when he gets to school he learns it is picture day and is not allowed to wear his cap in the photo.

Of course, it was never as bad as poor Oliver’s, but the exaggeration in the book is greatly appreciated. Since the book was set on picture day, it would be a good book to read to children on their school picture day. We could also talk about descriptive words and how the font of the text This book I would read to my students on the day of school pictures.

This is a humorous picture book about a very bad hair day. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Awesome resource for enhancing writing in the areas of descriptive words, onomatopeia and adding details.

During the picture, the photographer request for him to remove the hat.