Christin Ditchfield & Rosa Beardshaw
Golden Books, 2007 (2007)
Reviewed by J. A. Kaszuba Locke
he book jacket alone is an attention-getter with a slurp of shiny saliva (imitation of course), spread across a young lad's forehead and hair. The latter rises into a
, just as the title of the book suggests.
osa Beardshaw's brightly-colored, large-size character illustrations are superb! This oversize book is altogether delightful as Christin Ditchfield reveals how cowlicks are created, during the night, '
When the moon rises high and the stars shine bright
', and small boys are asleep in their beds. '
' is heard in the hall, as a shadow appears on the wall. '
Closer now - tiptoe, tiptoe
to the bedside, '
Sees a face so soft and sweet ... hair so smooth and neat
'. Miss Cow cannot resist giving the adorable youth a
' Voila! a
ormerly a preschool and elementary school teacher, Ditchfield hosts the internationally syndicated inspirational radio program
Take It to Heart!
She has fifty books to her credit including
A Family Guide to The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
. I highly recommend
, her first picture book.
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