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Dimensions (Overall): 7.4 Inches (H) x 6.7 Inches (W) x 1 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.15 Pounds
Suggested Age: 4-8 Years
Number of Pages: 1
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Family / Siblings, Family / New Baby, Humorous Stories
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: Board Book
Author: Bridget Heos
Language: English
Street Date: September 6, 2016
TCIN: 51408574
UPC: 9780544789845
Item Number (DPCI): 059-03-6543
Origin: Made in the USA


About the Book

When Baby Billy is born with a mustache, his parents have to figure out if it's a good-guy mustache or a bad-guy mustache in this hilarious board book about the heroic and villainous side of one hairy baby.

Book Synopsis

When Baby Billy is born with a mustache, his family takes it in stride. They are reassured when he nobly saves the day in imaginary-play sessions as a cowboy or cop and his mustache looks good-guy great. But as time passes, their worst fears are confirmed when little Billy's mustache starts to curl up at the ends in a suspiciously villainous fashion. Sure enough, "Billy's disreputable mustache led him into a life of dreadful crime." Plenty of tongue-in-cheek humor and cartoonish illustrations make this sturdy board book the perfect baby gift for a dad with a mustache--or a sense of humor!

Review Quotes

Occasional badness has never been so good.

The book's oddball sense of humor is unflagging.
--Publishers Weekly

A mustached baby will surely make audiences howl during read-alouds.
--Booklist Online

You never know what you'll get in the delivery room, and something isn't quite right with this new baby. . . . Heos's offbeat tale muses on the possibilities, playing off parental hope and panicky nightmares.
--New York Times Book Review

[This] book bristles with appealing humor.
--The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

Quirky, silly fun.
--School Library Journal

About The Author

Bridget Heos is the author of thirteen young adult nonfiction books, including Mustache Baby Meets His Match. She lives in Kansas City, Missouri, with her husband and sons. Visit her website at www.authorbridgetheos.com.

Joy Ang is the illustrator of I Will Not Read This Book and Mustache Baby Meets His Match and has worked in the comic and gaming industries. She lives in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Visit her website at www.joyang.ca.

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Shipping details

Estimated ship dimensions: 6.8 inches length x 1 inches width x 7.5 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1 pounds
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 4 reviews
100% would recommend
1 recommendations

So many subtle details that add to it!

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
Loverlyredmond - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
We love this book. We just picked up the Christmas one a week ago and it’s ADORABLE! Our two year old literally said he’s having a ‘bad mustache day’ when he was like 18 months old after he made a mistake. All books are good learning opportunities if you take advantage of the moment. We plan to get the other books in the series. My son is only 26 months, but my nephews are 8 and 6 and they also really enjoy it. My 3 year old niece does too!
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