Aunt Flossie's Hats (and Crab Cakes Later) by Elizabeth Fitzgerald HowardAunt Flossie's Hats (and Crab Cakes Later) by Elizabeth Fitzgerald Howard

Aunt Flossie's Hats (and Crab Cakes Later)

byElizabeth Fitzgerald HowardIllustratorJames E. Ransome

Paperback | August 1, 2003

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Sunday afternoons are special for Sarah and Susan because that's when they visit Aunt Flossie - she has a memorable collection of hats, each with a special story.
James Ransome has illustrated more than 35 books for children, including many award winners. He lives in Rhinebeck, New York, with his wife, children's book author Lesa Cline Ransome, and their four children. Visit his website at . "
Title:Aunt Flossie's Hats (and Crab Cakes Later)Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 11.25 × 8.81 × 0.13 inPublished:August 1, 2003Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:039572077X

ISBN - 13:9780395720776

Appropriate for ages: 4


From Our Editors

Sunday afternoons are Sarah and Susan's favorite time of the week. That's when they visit Great-great-aunt Flossie--and hear her stories about days of long ago, when she was young. American Bookseller Pick of the Lists. Parents' Choice Picture Book Award. Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies. Full-color illustrations.

Editorial Reviews

Howard injects her quiet story with drama and humor, and she gets Aunt Flossie's voice just right. . . . Aunt Flossie's storytelling is evocative and colorful. . . . A wonderful family story set matter-of-factly in an African-American environment." Horn Book"A lyrical, entertaining story that rings with authenticity. . . . Ransome's distinguished oil paintings are gorgeous. . . . A compelling book that will draw readers back again and again." School Library Journal"A picture book warmly expressive of personal history and intergenerational affection." Booklist, ALA, Starred Review "