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MAGRITTE'S MARVELOUS HAT

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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Review: Magritte's Marvelous Hat

User Review  - Goodreads

I admit to being a tad biased since Magritte is my favorite painter, but this is a magnificent introduction to the artist and the author nailed Magritte's style and unique POV with his illustrations. Very creative and engaging boook that will mesmerize kids. Read full review

Review: Magritte's Marvelous Hat

User Review  - Dichotomy Girl - Goodreads

"Read it. It was about Magritte. He got paint splashed in his face. That's it. I would hug you when you read the book" (My 3 1/2 year old's review in her own words) Read full review

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