When her spoiled owner tosses Sally from a car, she enlists the help of Hank, Pentapus, and Phineas of Kurdleton to get her back to her family. But first, they have to remedy a HAIR-mergency at home. The house’s condition worsens as the luscious purple locks covering the house grows eyes, then a mouth, and begins to sing old sailor bards. It’s a race against time to save the Kurdles’ home, as the final stage of Casa Pilosa is the house actually walking away forever. The newly acquainted friends must work together to save their home.
The Kurdles is a bit more complex than your average picture book, but would be a great addition for any child who favors graphic novel styling. The lessons of friendship and teamwork are clear and well demonstrated. The interactions with the characters are full of familiar humor that comes with long-time friends. Eccentric, offbeat, and yet strangely delightful, The Kurdles will make you chuckle, cringe, and then smile as Sally Bear finds a place where she can be loved.