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My Red Hat

By Rachel Stubbs
Illustrated by Rachel Stubbs

A magical picture book about a treasured hand-me-down, imagination and belonging.

In Rachel Stubbs' gentle meditation on love and memory, a grandfather passes down to his grandchild the joyful anticipation of a life lived with wonder and openness ... and a very special hat. The hat is full of dreams, secrets and stories and can even spark new adventures. Explore all the possibilities that a treasured hand-me-down can bring and see how love is handed down with it.

  • A charming and tender tale, with a message about wonder, belonging and love between generations. Perfect for reading as a family.
  • Selected for the Bologna Children’s Book Fair 2020 Illustrators Exhibition.
  • Rachel Stubbs was the winner of the 2017 Sebastian Walker Award for Illustration.

About the author

Rachel Stubbs is a London-based illustrator who loves observing human behaviour and interaction. After studying illustration in Falmouth, Cornwall, she went on to work as a freelance illustrator before joining the Cambridge MA in children's picture books to refresh her creative practice. Here she rediscovered the joy of drawing from life in her sketchbook, which has now become the foundation of all her work. Upon graduating from the MA, Rachel was awarded the Sebastian Walker Award for Illustration. My Red Hat is her debut picture book as an author-illustrator.

ISBN: 9781406394368
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: May 5, 2021
Dimensions: 280 x 215mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: In Stock

Last updated on 09/05/21 at 22:32:37
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