When Martha arrives at her weekly appointment at the neighborhood beauty salon, her hairdresser, Betty, is amazed to see her black hair has gone white. What has happened? Did Martha try to dye her own hair?
The secret, it seems, is that Martha has a grandson named Joe, and Joe has a pet mouse named Delmar. As Martha tells her story to Betty, the hairdresser continues to cut Marthas hair. But she isnt paying very close attention to what shes doing. What will happen to Marthas brand-new white hair?
In this childrens book, one womans new hairdo goes from bad to worse as she recounts the story of how her hair changed from black to white.