Bedhead by Margie Palatini – It was BIG. It was BAD. It was BEDHEAD! No doubt about it, Oliver’s having a very bad hair day. His parents and sister try to. Bedhead · illustrated by Jack E. Davis. The ultimate bad hair day. What’s a boy to do? “ a delightful combination of text and pictures that will have readers. Bell hooks may be Happy to Be Nappy (), but young Oliver’s glimpse of his morning hair—”going up.

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Mom asks through the door if everything is alright. It is about a boy named Oliver margiee bedhead is out of control.

I don’t normally review children’s books, but I personally thought this one was spectacular enough to rate. It contains a variety of words that students may not know the meaning of and they can use strategies to decode these words. No eBook available Amazon. Mar 15, Jenny rated it it was amazing Shelves: There’s lots jargie onomatopoeia in the story that make this a good book to read aloud.

It is a humorous book about a boy to goes to school on picture day and can not get his hair to stay down. The descriptive language and punctuation are great teaching points. May 08, Jarrett Bell rated it liked it Shelves: During the picture, the photographer request for him to remove the hat.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This book could be read aloud to students on picture day because it provides a hilarious account of Oliver’s hair being out of control and ruining the class picture.


Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: It rolled all the way down the stairs and into the kitchen where Fruit Loops went flying. I disliked the book, because at times, it was very wordy, and I felt like I couldn’t take But Oliver’s hair is still way out of control.

Bedhead | Childrens Book Author Margie Palatini

The narrative is very silly and the illustrations are wild and fun. Aug 01, Heidi-Marie rated it liked it Shelves: This book would make a great model text on stylistic writing ex. The story is just hilarious. Thanks for telling us about the problem. When they think the solution is working, Oliver heads off to school – only to encounter a big surprise! School Library Journal July K-Gr nedhead loud scream from the upstairs bathroom interrupts Oliver’s family’s breakfast, marggie an investigation reveals that the boy is suffering from a bad case of “bedhead.

Easy level inferencing marggie. Unfortunately it is picture day and Oliver learns he has to off his hat and reveal his crazy hair. The wild voices and noises that I can use while reading this book are sure to keep students engaged and entertained.

This is the sort of book that anyone can connect to. And you cant wear a hat during picture day, so Oliver must take it off. They each try to tame his hair, but all of their attempts are futile. Feb 05, Oanh rated it really liked it Shelves: The illustrations is what made the book good to me.


Another more practical use for this book could be to show off some very colorful language, such as: Davis Limited preview – The cameraman is waiting, the vedhead is waiting, the teacher is waiting. Thought the illustrations aren’t bad, they’re not quite to my taste.

I read this book aloud to students 2nd grade and younger, maybe some a little older and they loved it as did I! Oliver reluctantly takes off his hat and to his surprise, his hair is not sticking out every which way!

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Questions could be asked about how the students would feel if they had a bad hair day on picture day. Oh man I remember reading this book almost everyday when I was 8. Each of these features will help students learn to enhance palatinii own writing. I liked the use of all the similar bechead words and all the description that she put into each page. To ask other readers questions about Bedheadplease sign up.

So my high rating goes more for the fun-ness of the story and the content of it. Preview — Bedhead by Margie Palatini.