Virginnie's Hat

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Virginnie's Hat
Written by Dori Chaconas
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 0763623970
ISBN-13: 9780763623975
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Virginnie's Hat

author: Dori Chaconas
illustrator: Holly Meade

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.

A plucky girl chases her hat through a critter-filled swamp in a rhythmic adventure glowing with sun-dappled art.
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isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763623970 /  9780763623975
on sale date:
04/2007
type/format:
Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
4 yrs - 6 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 8 1/4" x 11"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 1
 
subjects:
Action & Adventure; People & Places; Lifestyles; Nature & The Natural World;
author’s comments:
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.
illustrator’s comments:
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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