Books on: Haircuts & Hair Care

Books that encourage children who are reluctant to visit the hairdresser or barber to go for a trim! Also includes books to encourage children to brush their hair.

The Girl with the Bird's-nest Hair
Author: Sarah Dyer
Illustrator: Sarah Dyer
How this book may help: A cautionary tale which may encourage a child who is reluctant to brush or comb their hair to do so without a struggle!
Publisher's summary: "A delightful cautionary tale about hairbrushing as one girl’s love of birds becomes something of..." read more

Tags: co-operation, hair

Freddie Has a Haircut
Author: Nicola Smee
Illustrator: Nicola Smee
How this book may help: Provides a good introduction to visiting the hairdressers or barbers for a very young child.
This is a very simple picture book with minimal text aimed at very young children. The little... read more

Tags: hair

Need a Trim, Jim
Author: Kaye Umansky
Illustrator: Margaret Chamberlain
How this book may help: Encouraging a child who is reluctant to visit a hairdresser to overcome their fear.
Jim needs a trim! His hair is so long he can't see through it, which results in a series of... read more

Tags: hair

Hugh Shampoo
Author: Karen George
Illustrator: Karen George
How this book may help: Children who dislike having their hair brushed, washed or cut may identify with the boy in the story.
Much to the disappointment of his salon-owning and beautifully styled mother and father, Hugh... read more

Tags: co-operation, compliance, family, hair, hygiene, washing

My Haircut Sticker Book (Charlie and Lola)
Author: Lauren Child
Illustrator: Lauren Child
Publisher's summary: "Charlie and Lola are due to get their hair cut but Lola is determined that hers is fine just the..." read more

Tags: co-operation, hair

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