Mr. Zinger's Hat

Hardcover | August 14, 2012

byCary FaganIllustratorDusan Petricic

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Cary Fagan is the award-winning author of several young adult novels and picture books. This wonderful new story is about stories, and story-telling, and is sure to enchant and instruct children at home and at school for years to come.
 
This is the story of a bored little boy, who meets a man, and together they build a story. This story within a story is charming and changes both their lives... and quite possibly the readers as well.

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Cary Fagan is the award-winning author of several young adult novels and picture books. This wonderful new story is about stories, and story-telling, and is sure to enchant and instruct children at home and at school for years to come. This is the story of a bored little boy, who meets a man, and together they build a story. This story...

Cary Fagan has received the Toronto Book Award, the Jewish Book Committee Prize for Fiction, and the Mr. Christie Silver Medal. His recent picture books include Ten Old Men and a Mouse, My New Shirt, and Thing-Thing. His children's novels include The Fortress of Kaspar Snit (Silver Birch Honor Book), Directed by Kaspar Snit (Silver Bir...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 10.28 × 8.41 × 0.38 inPublished:August 14, 2012Publisher:TundraLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1770492534

ISBN - 13:9781770492530

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SELECTION - "The Next Chapter with Shelagh Rogers" Winter Children's Book Panel, 2012SELECTION - TVO Parents Top 10 Summer Reading List for Ages 6-8, 2012SELECTION - Today’s Parents 100 Best Canadian Kids’ Book of All Time, 2012PRAISE FOR Mr. Zinger's Hat:"Petričić .... expertly evokes the episode's understated warmth while cranking up the visual appeal with a set of distinctly delineated central characters interacting comfortably with one another. A thoroughly engaging addition to the shelf of stories about story making." --Kirkus Reviews"Petričić uses simple outlines and candy colors for the story within-a-story and somber shades and cross-hatching for the scenes of Mr. Zinger and Leo – so distinct are the styles, they could easily be the work of two separate, equally accomplished illustrators. . . Fagan’s dialogue moves smartly.” --Publishers Weekly"Mr. Zinger’s Hat is a wonderful story about the shared process of creating . . . a story! . . . It is a charming illustration of creative interaction." --CM Magazine"Every child needs a Mr. Zinger – and his hat! – in his or her life . . . This book oh-so-softly brings across a sweet, multigenerational message about sharing the power of imagination.” --Booklist