Virginnie's Hat

Virginnie's Hat


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A plucky girl chases her hat through a critter-filled swamp in a rhythmic adventure glowing with sun-dappled art.

Virginnie is a freckly gal who wears a wide straw hat to shade her from the southern sun. When a puff of wind sends that hat adrift in the swamp — right to the top of a sycamore tree — she braves some scary creatures to get it back! Crawdaddy craw, snickery snake, swaying gator. . . . What will she tell her mama at the end of the day? Lilting language and expressive collages paint a lush, lively picture of a determined young girl and her dauntless adventure.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780763623975
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Publication date: 04/24/2007
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.62(w) x 11.32(h) x 0.39(d)
Age Range: 4 - 6 Years

About the Author

Dori Chaconas learned story pacing from an early age while entertaining her younger siblings. The author of such picture books as On a Wintry Morning, One Little Mouse, and Momma, Will You?, she lives in Germantown, Wisconsin.

Holly Meade (1956-2013) wrote and illustrated If I Never Forever Endeavor. She earned a Caldecott Honor for her illustrations in Hush! A Thai Lullaby by Minfong Ho. She also illustrated And Then Comes Halloween by Tom Brenner; On the Farm, In the Wild, and In the Sea by David Elliott; and many others.

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