Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Johnson recasts René Magritte as a dapper, blue-eyed hound and incorporates the painter's surreal iconography into a visual tour de force. Magritte encounters a hat that, when donned, "popped up and floated just above his head." Inspired, he hurries home and paints a self-portrait, "his best picture ever." The black bowler hat (a familiar, recurrent image in Magritte's paintings) is characterized ... Read full review

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User Review  - rachelmuegge - LibraryThing

Clever and unique picture book filled with mixed media illustrations, animal characters, and a surrealistic style. There are multiple surprises on each page. Children will love the transparent, double ... Read full review

Review: Magritte's Marvelous Hat

User Review  - Kristina Lareau - Goodreads

I thought I was going to dislike this book because the images look as though they are rendered digitally. And it is quite possible that they are, but the influx of surrealist references and hidden ... Read full review

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