Your Hair Is Dead

Your Hair Is Dead

by Diana Lawrenson and Leigh Hobbs

Hardback Publication Date: 01/09/2006

Did you know a single strand of hair can show that you've been poisoned? Or that redheads were once burned at the stake as witches? Comb through the pages of It's True! Your Hair Is Dead and learn the bald truth about follicles. You'll discover what makes your 'do frizzy or fine and how hair mattered in ancient Egypt -- and you'll find surprising uses for your curly locks. Filled with eyebrow-raising trivia and cartoons of razor-sharp wit, this hilarious history of all things hairy is sure to tangle kids' interest. About the "It's True!" series "Gross! Creepy! Amazing! Kids will love it." This non-fiction series for older readers features wacky writing, funny cartoons, and remarkable photos that make each book as delightfully entertaining as it is informative. It's True!
Educational: Biology
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Leigh Hobbs

Leigh Hobbs is an artist and author best known for his children's book character 'Old Tom.'Leigh was born in Melbourne in 1953, but grew up in a country town called Bairnsdale. His first job as an artist was at Sydney's Luna Park where he created two giant caricature figures called Larry and Lizzy Luna.

Leigh recently designed the colour scheme for the entrance to Melbourne's Luna Park.'Old Tom' first made his appearance in four hilarious advent published by Puffin. It was on these books that the French/Australian animated TV series was based.

Leigh was short-listed for the 2002 Australian Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards for Horrible Harriet, and again in 2003 for Old Tom's Holiday. Leigh is also a sculptor and painter. He has a passion for English history and visits London as often as possible.

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