by Ruth Freeman Swain
illustrated by Cat Bowman Smith
A look at hair history, Swain’s book contains the same fun facts as Big Wig, but with a few more (and sometimes less) detail. Baldness isn’t mentioned. Her endnotes are also quite different - she describes how hair grows and what give hair its colour.
The cartoon-like pictures are outsized and comical, though a few aren’t in tune with the text. They tend to showcase character action instead of their hair. Still, kids should find it amusing.