I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen. BOARD BOOK. Candlewick Press, 2019. $9. 9781536207576.
BUYING ADVISORY: Pre-K, EL(K-3) - ESSENTIAL
AUDIENCE APPEAL: HIGH
A bear is on the search for his red, pointy hat. He asks a series of animals and can't seem to find it--though readers will notice it right away! While mourning his lost hat, the bear suddenly realizes he knows who has his hat and immediately rushes to recover and remedy the lost item.
For a book with a ridiculously simple premise, this one is absolutely hilarious and well done. Kids and adults alike will love this story for its simple art and wickedly funny humor.