Even Monsters Need Haircuts

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Bloomsbury Publishing USA, Jul 3, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
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Just before midnight, on the night of a full moon, a young barber stays out past his bedtime to go to work. Although his customers are mostly regulars, they are anything but normal-after all, even monsters need haircuts. Business is steady all night, and this barber is prepared for anything with his scissors, rotting tonic, horn polish, and stink wax. It's a tough job, but someone's got to help these creatures maintain their ghoulish good looks.

Perfect for Halloween, this is a hilarious story about a boy who follows in his father's footsteps . . . in his own monstrously unique way.


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User Review  - PiperSchaapveld - LibraryThing

This is a fun story about a boy who gives monsters haircuts in his dads barbershop. This would be a fun story to read to kids in class during down time. I would read this to kindergarten through 3rd graders. Read full review

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User Review  - mdgilmor - LibraryThing

A barber's son takes after his father, but only after the sun sets and only once a month. His clientele is a bit different from his father's though.... this young boy is a barber for the local ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

MATTHEW McELLIGOTT is the author of several books for children, including The Lion's Share, Absolutely Not, and Backbeard and the Birthday Suit. He teaches at Sage College and also visits elementary schools around the country.


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