Author(s): Professor Kate Bernheimer, M.F.A.
Young fans of the Disney movie "Tangled" will especially love this hair-raising story. What happens when one little girl refuses to brush her long, beautiful hair? 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! She loves her new companions--they tell knock-knock jokes and are sweet to her doll, Baby--but as the girl comes to find out, living with more than a hundred mice atop your head isn't always easy. . . . Here's an fantastic tale that will have kids poring over the mice's elaborate world within the girl's wild, ever-changing hairdo.
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. The 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. "