This Is Not My Hat (Paperback)Jon Klassen (author,illustrator)
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Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Number of pages: 40
Weight: 60 g
Dimensions: 200 x 280 x 10 mm
the silence of the last page is deafening, and this book will encourage lots of conversation in the classroom -- Marilyn Brocklehurst * Bookseller *
this book will have youngsters questioning what actually happening, and invites the reader to look again -- Vanessa Lewis * Bookseller *
Thrillingly original and subtle in its approach to storytelling * We Love This Book *
A cautionary tale told through subversive and sumptuously illustrated visual humour * CBI recommended reads of 2012 *
This is perfectly pared-down storytelling which builds the tension and the outrageous denouement with exquisite timing. (Librarian's choice) * Reading Zone *
I will only say that Klassen cleverly covers theft, suspicion, crime, punishment, guilt and death without using a single word. * Inis magazine *
This is as funny and minimalist as its predecessor. * The Guardian *
Glorious illustrations convey a wide range of emotions in the glint of an eye and the moral is a good talking point. * Daily Mail *
Lends itself to many retellings * Irish Times *
Certain to be a bestseller. * The Bookseller *
Elegant books * Wall Street Journal *
A submarine tale of hubris and death. All great picture books - Where the Wild Things Are, The Tiger Who Came To Tea, The Gruffalo - have their moments of darkness. But nothing as dark as the ending of this masterpiece. It has the world's funniest ever drawing of a crab pointing -- Frank Cottrell Boyce * The New Review, Observer *
Jon Klassen's classy formalised illustrations, with their limited palette of black and autumnal colours, instantly win fans with every book. His humour, here, is also black. . . Klassen's expression and design are minimal, but nevertheless there is character and narrative drive, suspense, menace, morality and a twist. -- Nicolette Jones * The Sunday Times *
Winsome tale of rough justice * Sunday Telegraph *
A terrific story -- Francesca Simon * S Magazine *
One of the funniest books of the year * Spectator *
Another funny tale from bestselling Jon Klassen * Woman's Way *
Jon Klassen strikes gold again with this hilarious follow-up to I Want My Hat Back. * Gurgle *
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