Not My Hats! by Tracy Gunaratnam and Alea Marley has dropped in the US this March, and Linda Broderick from Lincoln Street Elementary School have taken a look at this rhyming story about one polar bears love of hats!
Hettie loves hats. She has tall hats, small hats, any size at all hats, round hats, pointy hats, fancy hoity toity hats.. But she will NEVER EVER share them! Will Puffin ever find something to warm his noggin?
Hettie the polar bear loves hats. She has hats in all colors, shapes, and styles but she doesn’t like to share them. When Puffin comes along and wants one of the hats, Hettie goes to great lengths to avoid having to hand one over. After many persistent attempts, Hettie and Puffin work out a trading agreement that suits both just fine, and a new collaboration is forged. Light rhyming and rhythmic text is punctuated by vibrant illustrations creating a fun-loving story about sharing and caring even when it seems difficult to imagine.
To whom would you recommend this book? This book is perfect for reading aloud.
Who should buy this book? Pre-schools, daycares, public libraries, and primary elementary classrooms