Hooray for Hat!

Hooray for Hat!

Book - 2014
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Elephant wakes up in a grumpy mood, but a present on his doorstep--a hat--cheers him and he sets out to greet his neighbors who all, it seems, need hats of their own.
Publisher: Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2014]
ISBN: 9780544159037
Branch Call Number: WON STORIES
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm


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OPL_MichelleC Jul 09, 2019

An inclusive story about sharing and friendship. Super fun read-aloud as it allows children to shout Hooray with you!

IndyPL_NicoleN Nov 06, 2018

This book is so cute. Full of fun colors and fantastic hats! I can't wait to use it in a future storytime!

CRRL_CraigG Jul 09, 2015

Brian Won's book is fantastic for little ones. The colorful animals combined with themes of emotions and generosity make for a exuberant time.

Read more at: http://www.librarypoint.org/hooray_for_hat_won

KCLSKidsGenre Dec 05, 2014

This book is bright, colorful and fun with lots of hats! There are two wonderful repeated lines the kids can jump in on "Hooray for Hat!" and "Go Away! I'm Grumpy!" The whole story will have everyone feeling happy and in need of a really nifty hat.

ChristchurchKids Aug 25, 2014

In this playful, upbeat debut, friendship (and some jaunty accessories) offer the cure for a common complaint: grumpiness. After Elephant wakes up on the wrong side of the bed, he opens his door to discover a gift box containing a stack of crazy, colourful hats. Donning the entire pile makes his bad mood vanish, so Elephant eagerly distributes the funky headgear to Zebra, Turtle, and various other grouchy friends. With each visit, a grumbled "go away! I'm grumpy!" quickly turns to a gleeful cheer of "hooray for hat!" Young readers will want to cheer right along.

Picture books newsletter August 2014

Aug 15, 2014

Shows the concept of sharing and making friends feel better.

Could be told comically to bring out lots of laughs by piling hats on top of one another (as shown on the elephant) and then taking a hat off the pile each time one is given away to a friend.


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Sep 23, 2017

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Oct 27, 2015

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