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In a three-story house with a shop down below,lived the worlds finest hat maker, Madame Chapeau.Like the Lady herself, all her hats were refined.Brilliantly singular. One of a kind.So begins the tale of a lonely hat maker who matches customers to the perfect hat but lacks her own perfect match in life. Once a year, on her birthday, Madame Chapeau ventures out in her favorite bonnet to dinner. This time, a crow snatches her hat and flies away. Mon dieu! As she chases the crow through the streets of Paris, a baker, a policeman, a cowboy, and others offer her their own hats to wear. None of them are quite right, though, until one special little girl offers her a hat "knitted with love and [her] best birthday wish."From the bestselling team behind Iggy Peck, Architect and Rosie Revere, Engineer comes this delightful and very stylish story about love, community, and friendship, with some fancy hats thrown in for good measure.



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Andrea Beaty

www.AndreaBeaty.com
New York Times Bestselling Author
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Rosie Revere Engineer:
"perfect inspirational material for young makers"--Boing! Boing!
"this tale of creativity and persistence will delight readers five and (way) up."--Science Magazine
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The characters in Andrea's humorous picture books and novels are smart, funny, and unapologetic in their passion. They are doers. Curiosity, creativity, innovation and persistence are recurring themes in her work.

From architecture-obsessed IGGY PECK, ARCHITECT to the inventive ROSIE REVERE, ENGINEER to the irrepressible magician in training, Robbie Darko (DORKO THE MAGNIFICENT) . And then there is the fiercely funny Ted (DOCTOR TED, FIREFIGHTER TED, ARTIST TED) who can't be stopped when he puts his mind to something.

Andrea's books have been awarded the Friends of American Writers Award, Parents Choice Silver and Gold Medals, Bank Street College Best Books, National Association of Parenting Publications Gold medals. And now, the Prairie State Award.

IGGY PECK, ARCHITECT was one of Time Magazine's Top 10 picture books and selected as Architect World's Top 10 Books.
ROSIE REVERE, ENGINEER was an iTunes Best Children's Book and Redbook's Best Children's Book.



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