Bridget's Beret

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Macmillan, Apr 27, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
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Bridget loves to draw, and she likes to wear a beret for inspiration. So when her beloved hat blows away, Bridget searches for it high and low. She files a Missing Beret Report. She even considers other hats, but none of them feel quite right. It's no use; without her beret, Bridget can't seem to draw. How will she overcome her artist's block?

Make sure to check out Bridget's notebook scribbles at the end of the book for her thoughts and facts on art!
Bridget's Beret is a 2011 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.


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User Review  - alyson - LibraryThing

I thought this was a great book about a young artist with artist's block but the lesson is applicable to anyone who is stuck on something and needs motivation. But the lesson here is not heavy handed ... Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Bridget thinks she gets her artistic abilities from the black beret she, along with all the Great Artists, always wears. So when she loses it, her career is over. Days later, her sister asks the ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Tom Lichtenheld is the illustrator of the New York Times bestselling Duck Rabbit. He has also written and illustrated many popular books for children, including Everything I Know about Pirates and What Are You So Grumpy About. He lives in Geneva, Illinois, with his wife, Jan.

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