Les Cheveux de Marmouset, 1975 edition, by Dina-K. Tourneur.


Written and illustrated by Dina-K. Tourneur. Published November 1979. Number edit-impr 2826. Casterman, Publishers. Belgium.

Marmouset is a charming little girl and the star of the Marmouset series of French-language children's books created as both teaching tools and fun reads.

In Les Cheveux de Marmouset, or Marmouset's Hair, she explains hair color, types of hair, hair styles, protecting hair from getting wet in the rain, washing the dog's hair, and washing and cutting her own hair.

"Chaque matin, Maman me brosse les cheveux. Tarfois elle me les coupe. Je n'aime pas ca, car il faut rester tranquille et cela chatouille dans le cou."

Each morning, Mom brushes my hair. Sometimes she cuts it for me. I don't like that, because you have to stay quiet and it tickles your neck.

Dina Kathelyn Tourneur, a.k.a. Dina-K. Tourneur and Dina Kathelyn, is a Belgian children's book author and illustrator who helped create the French-language Marmouset series for Casterman publishers in the 1970s. She is known for her expressive and colorful style and her ability to create engaging characters and stories.

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Condition: Very Good. Lacks dust jacket, as issued. Illustrated cover boards: Light shelf wear. A fine line strays across one page, else pages are clean, undamaged, and complete.

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