This hilarious, over-the-top story is perfect for any little girl who doesn't like to brush her hair. What happens when our heroine neglects her long tresses? Well, one day a mouse comes to live in a particularly tangled lock. Soon after, more mice move in, and the girl's unruly mop is transformed into a marvelous mouse palace complete with secret passageways and a cheese cellar But as the girl comes to find out, living with more than a hundred mice atop your head isn't always easy. . . . "This tale will send kids the message that they must take care of their tresses." --Booklist "There are parents who will weep with joy at the prospect of a book that may encourage little Susie or Sam to finally brush that mane." --The Bulletin
About the Author
KATE BERNHEIMER is the author of the picture books The Girl in the Castle Inside the Museum, a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year, and The Lonely Book. A fairy-tale expert, she is also the author and editor of many books for adults, including the story collections Horse, Flower, Bird and My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me: Forty New Fairy Tales, a World Fantasy Award winner. JAKE PARKER is the illustrator of the New York Times bestselling picture book The Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man by Michael Chabon. He is also the creator of the Missile Mouse graphic novel series. He has worked creating sets and environments for feature films like Horton Hears a Who, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, and Rio.