9780763623975

Virginnie's Hat

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  • ISBN13:

    9780763623975

  • ISBN10:

    0763623970

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-04-10
  • Publisher: Candlewick
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Summary

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.

Author Biography

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 has illustrated many acclaimed books for children, including ON MORNING WINGS, THAT'S WHAT FRIENDS ARE FOR, BLUE BOWL DOWN: AN APPALACHIAN RHYME, PEEK! A THAI HIDE-AND-SEEK, and HUSH! A THAI LULLABY, a Caldecott Honor Book. She lives in Sedgwick, Maine.

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