The Baby in the Hat (Hardcover)

By Allan Ahlberg, Andre Amstutz (Illustrator)

Candlewick, 9780763639587, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 23, 2008



A simple, singsong text and child-friendly illustrations tell an amusing tale of a baby saved and an adventurous hero born.

When you've caught a baby in a hat, what else is there to do but to sail all over the world and return, with treasure in your trunk, to fall in love?
Once again, the inimitable Allan Ahlberg offers a tale full of energy and fun. Paired with André Amstutz's charming illustrations, this is a story sure to be read over and over again. And it's all true.

About the Author

Allan Ahlberg is the author of numerous picture books, including PREVIOUSLY and THE RUNAWAY DINNER, both illustrated by Bruce Ingman; HALF A PIG, illustrated by his daughter, Jessica Ahlberg; the

Gaskitts books, illustrated by Katharine McEwen; and the popular Jolly Postman series. He lives in Bath, England.

Andre Amstutz has illustrated several books for children, including THE SHOPPING EXPEDITION by Allan Ahlberg. He lives in Kent, England.