The Magic Hat

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Scholastic Press, 2003 - Braille books - 32 pages
15 Reviews
A magic hat tumbles into town, wreaking havoc wherever it lands. Mem Fox has created a charming tale of enchantment and chaos, and the twists and turns in her rhyming text are complemented by fun-filled illustrations from Tricia Tusa. For ages 3+

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User Review  - wichitafriendsschool - LibraryThing

The Magic Hat by Mem Fox is a whimsical story about how a "magic" hat can transform people into various animals. The humor and excitement exhibited in the story make it easy to read, the vivid illustrations make it fun to look at, and the magic story entices all who open its pages. Read full review

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

Yes, I agree with the other readers that say this is a little bizarre. I can even guess that this would not have been published if it was by an unknown author. That said, if a reader is young-at-heart and in a receptive mood, she can easily be enchanted by the silliness. Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Mem Fox was born on March 5, 1946 in Melbourne, Australia. She attended a drama school in London. She returned to Australia where she was a college professor. She writes children's books including Possum Magic, Night Noises, Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge, Time for Bed, Koala Lou, Wombat Divine, Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes, Hello Baby!, A Giraffe in the Bath (co-written with Olivia Rawson), Count Goats!, and The Little Dragon. She has also written several books for adults. She has received numerous awards including the 1990 Dromkeen Medal for distinguished services to children's literature, a 1991 Advance Australia Award for her outstanding contribution to Australian literature, and a medal in the 1993 Australia Day Honours awards for services to the cultural life of Australia.

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