A Boy Had a Mother Who Bought Him a Hat (Hardcover)

By Karla Kuskin, Kevin Hawkes (Illustrator)

HarperTorch, 9780060753306, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 16, 2010



What's a boy to do when his mom buys him everything he wants? Should he take his new toys everywhere?

Praise For A Boy Had a Mother Who Bought Him a Hat

Praise for Karla Kuskin, THE PHILHARMONIC GETS DRESSED“One of those rare collaborations to which the word classic instantly adheres.”
-Time magazine

*GREEN AS A BEAN“Kuskin offers more winning poetry in this cheerful picture book… Sure to be a read-aloud favorite.”
-Booklist (starred review)

Praise for Kevin HawkesWICKED BIG TODDLAH“Hawkes develops the tall tale for all it’s worth in big, bright illustrations that burst with comic details and make the book ideal for group sharing.”
-The Horn Book

*LIBRARY LION“Hawkes’s deft acrylic-and-pencil pictures have appeal for generations of library lovers. They are rich with expression, movement, and detail.”
-School Library Journal (starred review)