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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0763623970, Hardcover)A plucky girl chases her hat through a critter-filled swamp in a rhythmic adventure glowing with sun-dappled art.
Virginnie is a freckly gal who wears a wide straw hat to shade her from the southern sun. When a puff of wind sends that hat adrift in the swamp — right to the top of a sycamore tree — she braves some scary creatures to get it back! Crawdaddy craw, snickery snake, swaying gator. . . . What will she tell her mama at the end of the day? Lilting language and expressive collages paint a lush, lively picture of a determined young girl and her dauntless adventure.
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:19:00 -0400)
Determined to retrieve her hat from the sycamore tree where it had been blown by the wind, Virginnie tries to dislodge it by throwing her boots up one after the other, unaware of the threatening swamp creatures behind her.
An edition of this book was published by Candlewick Press.
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