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Review: The Queen’s Hat

July 24, 2015

The Queen's Hat

The Queen is out to visit “someone very special” when a big gust of wind sweeps her hat off of her head.  The wind is so strong it sweeps the Queen’s hat all through London – passing places like Trafalgar Square and the London Eye – and neither she nor her men can catch it.  When the wind finally settles down, her hat is near Kensington Palace and lands in the most delightful place!

The Queen’s Hat written and illustrated by Steve Antony is an adorable picture book for the youngest Anglophiles.  It takes readers on a quick tour of London and celebrates the newest member of the royal family.  The illustrations are muted in shades of blue, black, and red but fit the story perfectly.  Youngsters will delight in the creative drawings and text placement which dips and swirls.  This is a great way to introduce London and the royal family to little readers.

kid konnection newI will link this up to Booking Mama’s Saturday feature, Kid Konnection. If you’d like to participate in Kid Konnection and share a post about anything related to children’s books (picture, middle grade, or young adult) from the past week, leave a comment as well as a link on her site.

Review copy provided by Scholastic. I am an Indiebound Affiliate.

 

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14 Comments leave one →
  1. bookingmama permalink
    July 24, 2015 6:16 am

    This sounds adorable. I love London!

  2. July 24, 2015 7:44 am

    Love the sound of this one!!

  3. July 24, 2015 10:21 am

    Sounds so cute!

  4. July 24, 2015 11:14 am

    Great way to introduce London to kids!

  5. July 24, 2015 1:37 pm

    What a cute idea for a picture book!

  6. Patty permalink
    July 24, 2015 2:30 pm

    Love the cover!

  7. July 24, 2015 3:04 pm

    This sounds cute, but I’m not big into the Royals.

  8. July 24, 2015 4:12 pm

    Lol, cute

  9. Diane permalink
    July 25, 2015 10:07 am

    I love the cover and sounds like a cute book.

  10. July 25, 2015 1:19 pm

    Sounds like a nice story.

  11. July 25, 2015 10:42 pm

    oh that sounds too precious!

  12. July 27, 2015 12:16 am

    This looks like a cute read!

  13. July 27, 2015 3:54 am

    Awww this sounds so cute!

  14. Literary Feline permalink
    July 27, 2015 11:30 am

    I love the sound of this book. So cute!

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