Hat on, Hat off is “a joyful experience of style and taste and childish amusement” says CanLit for LittleCanadians

September 13th, 2016

HatOnHatOff_1000pxIf you’re Canadian with young children, you know about that compulsory basket of hats (and mittens and scarves) by the front door from which appropriate outdoor apparel can be plucked before heading out….

A red bear hat goes on, a sweater gets hidden. The red bear hat goes off as sister does up his sneakers….But wait! Time for a potty break…

…Theo Heras’ text is not complex but that makes it easy to follow for those for whom Hat On, Hat Off is written, and the book is appropriately packaged for them: small size with padded hardcover, thick paper and rounded corners. Young children will…especially be hooked by Renné Benoit’s endearing illustrations of the children and their accounterments, particularly the assortment of head gear. With knitted caps of varying colours and textures (very important in a hat) and design elements, Hat On, Hat Off a joyful experience of style and taste and childish amusement.

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