I Want My Hat Back
A picture-book delight by a rising talent tells a cumulative tale with a mischievous twist.The bear s hat is gone, and he wants it back. Patiently and politely, he asks the animals he comes across, one by one, whether they have seen it. Each animal says no, some more elaborately than others. But... show more
A picture-book delight by a rising talent tells a cumulative tale with a mischievous twist.The bear s hat is gone, and he wants it back. Patiently and politely, he asks the animals he comes across, one by one, whether they have seen it. Each animal says no, some more elaborately than others. But just as the bear begins to despond, a deer comes by and asks a simple question that sparks the bear s memory and renews his search with a vengeance. Told completely in dialogue, this delicious take on the classic repetitive tale plays out in sly illustrations laced with visual humor and winks at the reader with a wry irreverence that will have kids of all ages thrilled to be in on the joke.
Publish date: September 27th 2011
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Pages no: 32
Edition language: English
A bear has lost his hat. It's small and red and pointy and he wants it back. In search of his hat, he begins to question each animal he encounters. "Have you seen my hat?", the bear continues to ask. The bear thinks that he will never get his hat back, until he realizes that he has seen it somewhere...
I Want My Hat Back is a silly adventure of a bear searching for his missing hat. Receiving a 90L on the Lexile readability scale, it should be easy to read for students from kindergarten through third grade. This would be a great book to teach inference, as the surprise twist is never explicitly sta...
A friend recommended this book. It's funny. I think it's best read alongside This Is Not My Hat and We Found a Hat.
Genre: Animals / Honesty / Black Comedy / Revenge / Children's Year Published: 2011 Year Read: 2016 Publisher: Candlewick Press “My hat is gone. I want it back.” I will admit that when I first looked at the cover of this book, I actually thought that this was going to be a pretty bori...
I have to laugh when I think about this book. There are many things I like about it but there is one disturbing thing that hung in the air and to me, it’s could be pretty major for little kids. What I liked: Look at bear – doesn’t he make you smile? I am not sure if he really looks like a bear or n...