Hats Off for the Fourth of July!

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Penguin Publishing Group, 2002 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
It's the Fourth of July, and the people of Chatham know this is one parade they won't want to miss! A juggler and baton twirlers are the first to march down the street. Who will come next? There are cowboys on horses, the third-grade marching band, and everyone's favorite, Miss Eelgrass with the long green hair. Everyone is sorry when the parade is over, but wait! There is something else to look at-way up in the sky.

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User Review  - sweetiegherkin - LibraryThing

In Hats Off for the Fourth of July!, an unnamed narrator watches as the town parade goes by celebrating Independence Day with music, costumes, floats, and more. This is a relatively simple book, with ... Read full review


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The business of a parade is to march along with style and zip and knock the socks off those who watch. Add the excitement of the nameless narrator in Ziefert's (First He Made the Sun, see above, etc ... Read full review

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About the author (2002)

Harriet Ziefert is a children's author born in 1941 in New Jersey. She has written several hundred children's books, including the Little Hippo series. Ziefert and illustrator Emilie Bon have collaborated on a series of "Little Hippo" books, the first of which was published in 1988 by Viking Penguin. The books are written for children between 1 1/2 to 5 years-of-age. They are intended to help children deal with change, like the addition of a new baby to the family or moving to a new house. Her titles include Little Hippo's New Baby, Little Hippo's New Friend, Little Hippo's New School and Grandpa, Will You Play With Me?

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