Hip, Hip . . . Beret! (Touch-And-Feel Storybook)

by Melanie Ellsworth (Author) Morena Forza (Illustrator)

Reading Level: K − 1st Grade

A playful and humorous picture book about what happens to Bella's beret when the wind sweeps it away. Find a few special touchable berets on the cover and inside!

Grand-père gifts Bella the hat she'd always wanted--a beret! But just as she places it on her head, a gust of wind whisks it away. When the beret accidentally lands in a chef's pan . . . hip, hip, soufflé! When it mistakenly lands on the head of a dancer . . . hip, hip, ballet! The wind continues to sweep the hat farther and farther away. Will Bella ever get back her beloved beret?

Children will love to read aloud this humorous and heartfelt story filled with repetition, rhyme, and hilarious wordplay. On the cover and inside of the book, find a few special touchable berets as an interactive and tactile element to engage young readers.


Review quotes

"Feel the fuzzy, red beret on the cover and two interior pages. This is the lyrical adventure of a little girl's beret traveling from one animal or person to another until...much later, the girl finds it again! Hip, hip, beret! What a delight!"—Imagination Soup
Melanie Ellsworth
Melanie Ellsworth writes in an old barn in Maine, surrounded by books clamoring to be read. Her picture books, often inspired by her family and pets, include Battle of the Books, Clarinet and Trumpet, and Hip, Hip...Beret! Before becoming a children's book writer, Melanie worked as an ESOL teacher and a literacy specialist. She has a M.Ed. in Language and Literacy from Harvard's Graduate School of Education.
www.MelanieEllsworth.com.

James Rey Sanchez' love for art came from countless hours of reading comics, playing video games, and 90's Saturday morning cartoons. After graduating from the Academy of Art University, with a BFA in Visual Development and a focus on character and prop designing, Sanchez freelanced in the animation world, most notably at Class Dojo, before jumping into children's books. He received a Sydney Taylor Notable Award for his first children's book IRVING BERLIN.
jamesreyart.com
Classification
Fiction
ISBN-13
9780358137283
Lexile Measure
N/A
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publisher
Clarion Books
Publication date
February 20, 2021
Series
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