One fine day, from out of townand without any warning at alla 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 everywhere.
About the Author
MEM FOX is the author of many acclaimed picture books, including Possum Magic, Koala Lou, and Time for Bed. She lives in Adelaide, South Australia.
TRICIA TUSA has illustrated several picture books, including her own Maebelle's Suitcase; Camilla's New Hairdo, a Parents Magazine Best Book; and Bunnies in My Head, which features drawings by the young patients at the M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. She lives in Houston, Texas.
What People are Saying About This
"Broad, lively . . . will have children demanding repeated reading and completing each verse at top volume."Kirkus Reviews
"Charming."The New York Times Book Review
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
My son always wears a hat and this was right up his alley. Actually it is really cute and has a nice rhythm to it. My son is 2 1/2 and he waits with anticipation to complete the rhymes.