Bugs in My Hair?!

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Albert Whitman and Company, Jan 1, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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"WHAT DO YOU MEAN I HAVE BUGS IN MY HAIR?!" blurts Ellie when her mother and ther school nurse give her the bad news: Ellie has head lice. "These things happen," says Ellie's mother. At home, Ellie and her mother talk to the doctor and read the papers from the school nurse. Then they shampoo, comb, and do laundry. Ellie even writes a note for kids who get head lice-"These things happen," it says.

The author includes a note for concerned parents. Catherine Stier's light look at this all-too-common problem is sure to strike the right note with stressed-out kids and families. Tammie Lyon's humorous paintings complete this reassuring tale.

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User Review  - Dayna - Goodreads

If you have to read a book about lice, this one has good information & a cute storyline. Read full review

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User Review  - Amanda_DJ n' Zac - Goodreads

Dominick was grossed out after reading this. lol but they got the bugs out he said. Read full review

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Tammie lives in Cincinnati, Ohio with her husband Lee, and loves spending the day in her studio with her dogs Gus and Dudley. She began her love of illustrating at a very young age while drawing at the kitchen table with her dad. She has fond memories of sitting for hours drawing things around the house and later presenting them as gifts to her mother. Since she was an only child, drawing became a favorite form of self-entertainment.Tammie initially pursued a career as a professional ballet dancer before she decided to switch gears. She attended the Columbus College of Art and Design, where she received her BFA. She began her illustration career as a staff illustrator for a major greeting card company eventually becoming the director of the juvenile product line. Having discovered that illustration was her true passion, she left to begin a freelance career in the children's market where she has illustrated numerous books, posters, magazines, cds, games, clothing, and just about anything else you can think of. She has recently turned to writing as well as illustrating with her first title, Olive and Snowflake, being released fall 2010.

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