The Magic Hat

The Magic Hat

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One fine day, from out of town--and without any warning at all--a magic hat appears in the sky. It tumbles and bounces through the air and makes magic wherever it lands. Everyone is delighted as, one by one, the townspeople are transformed into giant playful animals. And then a wizard arrives. . . . With irresistible rhyming language and bright, whimsical illustrations, this perfect read-aloud by internationally acclaimed author Mem Fox will weave its way into the hearts of young children more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 210.8 x 271.8 x 5.1mm | 113.4g
  • Harcourt Children's Books
  • United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • full colour illustrations
  • 0152057153
  • 9780152057152
  • 2,117

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"Broad, lively . . . will have children demanding repeated reading and completing each verse at top volume."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review) "Charming."--The New York Times Book Reviewshow more

About Mem Fox

MEM FOX is the author of many beloved books, including Where Is the Green Sheep?, Hunwick's Egg, Koala Lou, Time for Bed, and for adults, Reading Magic: Why Reading Aloud to Our Children Will Change Their Lives Forever. She lives in Adelaide, Australia. TRICIA TUSA has illustrated several picture books, including The End of the Beginning by Avi; and her own Maebelle's Suitcase and Camilla's New Hairdo, which was a Parents Magazine Best Book of the Year. She lives in Galisteo, New more

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1,332 ratings
3.98 out of 5 stars
5 37% (492)
4 32% (431)
3 24% (325)
2 5% (71)
1 1% (13)
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