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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Feb 25, Joey Zadina rated it really liked it Shelves: And you cant wear a hat during picture day, so Oliver must take it off. I would recommend this book for ages Want to Read saving…. The illustrations is what made the book good to me.

Bedhead by Margie Palatini

You read the book with exaggerated excitement, all the while thinking that you wish you could take his hand through the library with him and choose this book, pull that book off of the shelves for him. Now I’m 14 and I have no idea where my copy is but I love this book so much.

Of course, it was never as bad as poor Oliver’s, but the exaggeration in the book is greatly ap The pictures were a little busy for a storytime–as well as the story itself.

Mom, Dad, and his little sister Emily come running!! I didn’t see the twist coming, but it was a stroke of comedic genius. I disliked the book, because at times, it was very wordy, and I felt like I couldn’t take The book was maybe a little difficult to understand for my three-year-old, but definitely a four or five-year-old would love this book.


Loved this book for my elementary school children and got my middle school students. Oliver and his parents try everything to tame the head of hair for school. I actually liked the fact that everything wasn’t resolved in the end, and it left off being funny because most children’s books end with a happily ever after and that’s not always realistic. The illustrations add to this writing and makes the book even more impressive. To ask other readers questions about Bedheadplease sign up.

His hair was out of control!! The rich and descriptive language aligns well with the detailed illustrations. They push, they pull, they spritz amrgie they spray; they goop, they glop, and they mousse. This humorous tale offers an experience in which marge all can relate.

This will be a great book to share with younger elementary students around the age of first grade in a read aloud setting.

Even more so for those of us with outrageoulsy wild untameable hair. Feb 03, Roxanne Lund rated it really liked it Shelves: Oliver is having a horrible hair day I could also use this book to talk about morning routines and good hygiene. Mar 22, Kryslyn rated it really liked it.

You know those mornings when you wake up and no matter how hard you try, you just cannot get your hair to work with you? Apr 09, Amelia rated it really palatnii it Shelves: A rather humorous bad hair day story bordering on horror depending on your point of view.

Bedhead | Childrens Book Author Margie Palatini

So my high rating goes more for the fun-ness of the story palatkni the content of it. Oliver has an incurable case of bedhead, and no amount of brushing, primping, combing, wetting, spraying, palatuni, or fussing is going to cure it. Kids can really relate to this story and the lyrical writing style bg Margie Palatini makes it a great read aloud.


They push, they pull, they spritz and they spray; they goop, they glop, and they mousse. The story is just hilarious. No trivia or quizzes yet. Hair going that way. It is about a boy named Oliver whose bedhead is out of control.

Mar 04, Jenn Lopez rated it it was amazing. They each try to tame his hair, but all of their attempts are futile. Sep 13, The Reading Countess rated it it was ok Shelves: It’s about a boy who has really horrible bedhead. Each of these features will help students learn to enhance their own writing.

From inside the book. Bedhead also demonstrates onomatopoeia.

Bedhead by Margie Palatini illustrated by Jack E. Davis

Feb 27, Laurie rated it it was amazing Shelves: Oliver wakes up and shuffle-shlumps down the hall to the bathroom. But it still would be a fun read-aloud.

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. And there was one teeny tiny clump of hair way at the back of his head that looked just like a cat’s coughed. Another more practical use for this book could be to show off some very colorful language, such as: No eBook available Amazon.