The Frizz by Jasmine Fogwell

Posted March 14, 2019 by Jess C. in book reviews / 0 Comments

The Frizz by Jasmine FogwellThe Frizz by Jasmine Fogwell, Amy Martin
Published by Jasmine Fogwell on July 3, 2018
ISBN: 0995265003
Genres: Children's Fiction
Pages: 34
Source: the author

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Jeannie Avery Gibbins has frizzy hair and a wild imagination. Every day her mother has to help tame the frizz to get her ready for school. But each morning, when Jeannie sees her hair in the mirror, she gets an idea. Today, she doesn't see frizzy hair, instead she sees a lion's mane. What do you think Jeannie's hair will turn into tomorrow?

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My Thoughts on The Frizz:

My first thought on the children’s book The Frizz, was “a kid’s book featuring a girl with frizzy hair? Count me in!” As a girl with frizzy, unruly hair, who grew up to be a woman with frizzy hair, I was instantly on board and excited for this story.

Every morning, Jeannie wakes up and looks in the mirror. And every morning she sees her frizzy hair and has an idea of what to do with it! So every morning, after Jeannie has transformed herself into whatever her imagination has made her that day (a lion, a rockstar, a mop?!?!?), her mom has to get that frizz tamed! This reminded me a lot of when I was younger and my dad had to fix mine and my sister’s hair and… well, it’s amazing either of us still has hair left!

The story itself is really cute and funny. I think it’d be great for a little girl with frizzy hair.

I wasn’t a big fan of the ending, but it wasn’t horrible. I think I was just expecting something different.

Overall, The Frizz is a cute, fun children’s book. What do you think? Have you read The Frizz or can you relate to the torture of having your frizzy hair “tamed” before school as a kid? Leave me a comment below!


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