The Red Hat

The Red Hat

Book - 2015
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"Once upon a time, high atop the world, there lived a boy named Billy Hightower and the wind. When a new neighbor appears--a girl in a red hat--Billy Hightower can hardly wait to meet her and introduce himself. But the wind has other ideas"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Disney * Hyperion Books, 2015
Edition: First Edition
ISBN: 9781423134114
Branch Call Number: FICTION Tea
Description: 36 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Portis, Antoinette


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Billy Hightower lived in the tallest building, pretty much alone, until another tall building rose up, and there on top was a girl in a red hat! Wanting to visit her, Billy figures out how to capture the wind, and has such an adventure! See if you can find the swirling words and red arrows and he... Read More »

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Mar 25, 2016

This picture book will be a favorite with little children. It has an easily understandable story and wonderful pictures.

Billy Hightower sees a girl in a red hat across the street and wants to meet her and tell her how much he likes the hat. Alas! The wind has other plans. Read about how Billy finally gets what he wants.

Billy follows his heart and though he may get blown away along the way he...

ChristchurchKids Feb 22, 2016

It's lonely at the top, and Billy Hightower would know. Living "atop the world's tallest building," his only companion is the lively breeze. When another skyscraper is built nearby, Billy catches a glimpse of his new neighbor, a girl in a red hat. But each time he tries to get her attention -- by shouting, sending a paper airplane, and flying a kite -- the wind snatches his messages and whirls them away. Vivid pops of red stand out against the book's black, white, and blue illustrations, creating a dramatic backdrop for this fable about overcoming obstacles and finding friendship.


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