by Jan Brett
The adventures begin for Hedgie and all the animals on Lisa’s farm when a strong wind blows one of Lisa’s knit socks off the clothesline. The Hat is a highly entertaining tale made even more enchanting by Jan Brett's characteristic illustrations and authentic details. Help young readers to notice extra story happening in the borders on each page!
After reading The Hat, join us in making the story and setting come alive with the following activities:
- Get the catalogues and magazines out of the recycling bin! We're going to dress animals in Magnificent Hats!
- Learn all about Hedgehogs (like Hedgie) and Denmark (the setting of The Hat)
- Enjoy a warm, fruity Danish pudding
- Bonus Link from Jan Brett's website: Read all about how this author and illustrator got the idea for her book; her travels for inspiration; and about Denmark, the setting of the story in All About The Hat.