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The Magic Hat Shop

3.85  ·  Rating details ·  54 ratings  ·  6 reviews
A delightful tale about magic hats and bonnets, but above all about the importance about being yourself and the hidden treasures we carry within us.

Guided Reading Level O.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published November 15th 2016 by Cuento de Luz
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Mar 17, 2018 rated it really liked it
Soft-edged illustrations of vibrant colors and surreal images make the characters of this book burst from the pages. The pictures are a touch reminiscent of Mary GrandPré’s handiwork. The people have rounded, cobby bodies, small limbs and extremities and dainty features. This is all the better to show off their haberdashery, as individual as the folks wearing them.

The new shop causes curiosity and suspicion in equal measure, aptly displaying the common reactions of a community to strangers and s
Sep 05, 2017 rated it really liked it
"People said that the hatter never spoke a single word, but he knew how to listen carefully to his customers, until he found the hat that was just right for them."

One day a hat shop appears in the middle of the town square. At first the townspeople are unsure about it and want nothing to do with it, until Timid Tim walks in and comes out changed. He is no longer shy and feels different, more confident. Soon all the people of the town are visiting the hat shop and are happier than they have ever
Nate LaPrairie
Dec 22, 2016 rated it really liked it
The illustrations in this book are wonderful. A beautiful book to peer over. The writing itself leaves a bit to be desired; however, there is certainly a worthy message to be taken from the text. I will say though, where the story/writing falls flat, the illustrations pick up the slack.
Jennifer B.
Dec 22, 2017 rated it liked it
Whimsical with a nice message.
Allison Marks
Mar 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This is the MUST-READ children's picture book of 2017 !
Alyssa Gudenburr
A beautiful book about how magic hats helped the townspeople be better people. Would be a great book for elementary children.
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Sonja loves painting pictures and telling stories. After studying and working some years as a Grafikdesigner in her hometown Munich and Brussels, she decided to pack her suitcase and move to Barcelona to study Illustration at the "Llotja" Arts and Crafts School. Since then she lives between brushes and all kinds of wonderful tales, working as freelance illustrator for publishing houses and other c ...more