Hattie and the Wild Waves

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Perfection Learning, Jul 1, 1993
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Based on the life of the author's mother, "the daughter of an immigrant family that was industrious, affectionate, and successful. . . . An idyllic childhood . . . serves as a glamorous backdrop for Hattie's emerging determination to become an artist".--Bulletin for the Center for Children's Books. Full color.

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Review: Hattie and the Wild Waves: A Story From Brooklyn

User Review  - Jenny - Goodreads

I like this book because it was an experience of a different world in the past. This book was almost too detailed to be real, but I loved it because it gave excellent wording for imagining. "Hattie ... Read full review

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User Review  - dms02 - LibraryThing

I did not enjoy this book nearly as much as Miss Rumphius. The illustrations were beautiful though. Worth a look. Read full review

About the author (1993)

Barbara Cooney is one of the most well-loved authors and illustrators of children's books today. She has won many awards for her books, including the American Book Award and two Caldecott Medals for Illustration. Ms. Cooney lives in Damariscotta, Maine.

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