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Hooray for Hat!

By Jan Carr, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Spirited animal story celebrates friends, hats, and parades.

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Break out the Sousa marches: This lively book is an excellent excuse for a parade. With repeated refrains and very little text, the book is rhythmic and spirited, and the spare but colorful pictures of the animals on parade are contagiously fun. Young readers will enjoy the kid-friendly predictability of the story and the simple, cheering message. Feeling grumpy? Keep a lookout for unexpected things that might cheer you. Don a hat! And if friends are feeling grumpy, too? Share your good cheer!

Hooray for Hat! would make an excellent story-time prelude to a spontaneous parade at home or in preschool.

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