Hooray for Hat! (Hardcover)

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Here’s a fun one for the toddler crowd. An uncomplicated story of animals whom are quite grumpy until they receive a very distinctive hat that brightens up their whole day. Who can’t relate to that?

— From 2014's great picture books to read aloud


Elephant wakes up grumpy—until ding, dong! What’s in the surprise box at the front door? A hat! HOORAY FOR HAT! Elephant marches off to show Zebra, but Zebra is having a grumpy day, too—until Elephant shares his new hat and cheers up his friend. Off they march to show Turtle! The parade continues as every animal brightens the day of a grumpy friend. An irresistible celebration of friendship, sharing, and fabulous hats.

About the Author

Brian Won is an illustrator, author, and art director. Hooray for Hat!, his picture book debut, was named a Huffington Post Best Picture Book and an NPR Best Book, and Hooray for Today! received a starred review from Kirkus. He lives with his family near Los Angeles, California. www.brianwon.com

Praise For…

"A lighthearted celebration of friendship and sharing."
—School Library Journal

"This lighthearted story revels in the small acts that make life better—cheers all around."

"Won explores the way a simple gift and a little attention from friends can have nearly magical healing properties."
—Publishers Weekly

"A tip of the hat to this buoyant debut."

Product Details
ISBN: 9780544159037
ISBN-10: 0544159039
Publisher: Clarion Books
Publication Date: June 3rd, 2014
Pages: 40
Language: English