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I WANT MY HAT BACK

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Klassen's coy effort combines spare illustration, simple, repetitive text and a "payback's a bear" plot. A somber, sepia-toned bear longs for his missing hat and questions a series of forest animals about its whereabouts. While everyone denies seeing it, a rabbit (sporting, readers will note, a pointy red chapeau) protests a bit too indignantly. Ten pages on, as the bear describes his hat for a ... Read full review

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My 5 year old grandson and I plopped down on the floor of our local bookstore while I read this to him. (Of course, using different accents for each animal!) We HAD to purchase it for many more silly times.
It's a hilarious book...and not the least bit "disturbing". Jeez. Lighten up, Francis.
--Mim
 

Review: I Want My Hat Back (Hat Trilogy #1)

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This is such a beautifully understated and hilarious book. I think we read it about 20 times in a row. Klassen's illustrations are so gorgeous. Read full review

Review: I Want My Hat Back (Hat Trilogy #1)

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Dark humor! Cute. Read full review

Review: I Want My Hat Back (Hat Trilogy #1)

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A fun, slightly dark tale of a bear looking for his hat. Full of deception and murder. This one got passed around to all the adults at the little ones birthday party and was quite enjoyed by everyone. Read full review

Review: I Want My Hat Back (Hat Trilogy #1)

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Absolute poetry. Read full review

Review: I Want My Hat Back (Hat Trilogy #1)

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This book is one of my favorite book Read full review

Review: I Want My Hat Back (Hat Trilogy #1)

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A gift from Mommy. 2012 Geisel Award Honor; 2012 EB White Read-Aloud Award Winner. Read full review

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