Franny B. Kranny, There's a Bird in Your Hair!

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The witty tale of a determined young lady and her untameable hairdo! Fanny B. Kranny loves her long, frizzy hair, even though it's always getting her into trouble. It ties itself in knots on the buttons of her dress and gets caught in the refrigerator door. Her parents want her to get it cut so it's nice and neat like her smug sister Bertha's, but Franny refuses. However, when they insist that she gets it put up for a family reunion, Franny has to do as she's told. But then a brown bird flies down and settles in her posh new hairdo on the way home from the hairdresser's, and adds a whole new dimension to Franny's wild hair!

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"Beautifully illustrated by award-winning Helen Oxenbury." The Daily Mail

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Harriet Lerner and Susan Goldhar are sisters. Harriet is one of the most respected voices on family relationships in the US and has published several books on the subject. She and her husband have two sons, Matt and Ben. Susan, her big sister, is a biologist. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband, a physicist. Helen Oxenbury is one of today's most established popular children's book illustrators. She first won the Kate Greenaway Medal in 1969 and then again in 2000 for her classic and highly acclaimed version of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Other acclaimed works include the First Picture Books and the Tom and Pippo books, and three Smarties Book Prize-winning picture books, Farmer Duck: We're Going on a Bear Hunt and So Much, all three of which were also Highly Commended for the Kate Greenaway Medal. In addition, So Much won the Kurt Maschler Award Helen is married to illustrator John Burningham and they have three children.

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Book Description HarperCollins, 2001. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Franny B. Kranny's long, frizzy hair is big trouble. It ties itself in knots on the buttons of her dress and gets stuck in the refrigerator door! But Franny B. Kranny loves her hair. She refuses to cut it and is furious when she has to get a fancy new hairdo for a family reunion. Then a bird decides to make Franny B. Kranny's hair its home, and suddenly Franny B. Kranny starts to like her new hairdo. Best-selling author and psychologist Harriet Lerner and her big sister, biologist Susan Goldhor, co-authored the children's book What's So Terrible About Swallowing an Apple Seed'. They team up again here with this hilarious and heartfelt story about daring to be different. World-renowned British illustrator Helen Oxenbury brings Franny B. Kranny, her wild hair, and her unique family delightfully to life. Children's Choice Award winner for 2002. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0060246839

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