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  • Hardcover: 40 pages
  • Publisher: Walker; 1st Edition edition (9 Oct 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1406343935
  • ISBN-13: 978-1406343939
  • Product Dimensions: 28 x 0.9 x 20 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 40,847 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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As funny and minimalist as its predecessor --The Guardian --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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From the creator of the bestselling and award-winning I Want My Hat Back comes a second wry tale.

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27 of 29 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer TOP 1000 REVIEWER on 7 Nov 2012
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We own this author's first book (I Want My Hat) - which is so brilliant I couldn't wait to buy his next book. My son recently complained that too many of books were "the same". He wanted something truly unique and that is how we found Jon Klassen. I must point out though, that the black humour in these books may not appeal to all children - and in fact may upset some. I would advise parents to read this on thier own before sitting down to storytime.

This story is about a small fish who steals a hat from a much larger fish. He is quite pleased with himself, gloating about how he will get away with his crime - but crime doesn't pay and tiny fish should not antagonise big ones. Tiny fish swims through blackened ocean happily talking to himself about how big fish will never know what happened, will never find him etc.... All the while big fish is swimming behind getting closer and closer. I will not give away the ending - but I will say it might upset some children. However, the unhappy parts are not actually shown, they are simply implied by illustration so you can easily craft your own happier ending.

This has an absolutely delightful deadpan humour. My children are ages 4 and 7, and although my 7 year old rarely reads picture books anymore, he did enjoy this - and I have to admit - so did I. The illustrations are striking as well. I very much like the black water as opposed to traditional blue. It adds to the uniqueness of this book. It also a nice book to discuss the morality of taking things that do not belong to you with children.

But in addition to being a brilliant story certain to entice reluctant readers, this book, is a wonderful resource for reading instruction. The early readers by Dr Seuss were limited to 250 words.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Kat C on 15 Dec 2012
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I was given Hat Back as a gift for my daughter (age 2) last Christmas and it was an instant hit with her. I saw this book and instantly ordered it knowing it would go down well. They are not your average bedtime storybooks, they are tales with sticky endings, and amusing twists.
A small fish thinks he can get away with stealing the hat belonging to a much bigger fish....does he? You'll have to buy it and see...
A lovely story with a moral easily understood by preschoolers along with beautiful illustrations.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Will on 5 Feb 2013
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We are all, in my household big fans of Jon Klassen and this book went down a storm at Christmas, can't wait for more from this author.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By G Arthur on 10 Feb 2013
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This is as good as the author's other book. The pictures are great and if you've read the first one you'll guess where this one is heading early on but kids like that. Recommend most highly but buy 'I want my hat back' first. You won't be sorry, it's a gem.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Miss Moppett on 21 Feb 2013
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I bought this for a 6 and 4 year old - they loved it - so do I - it's a follow on from Where's my hat - great book!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Burning Amnesia on 10 Feb 2013
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A little companion piece that complements Klassen's previous book rather nicely. Wonderfully illustrated, and any little monster will love how this darkly humorous tale turns out.

Brilliant little story for teaching children about the dangers of stealing. Highly recommended.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By pepper on 4 Feb 2013
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...but I was wrong! I love this book more than the children and often suggest we read it together (for my benefit!). It is original, subtle and absolutely hilarious.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By CLARE on 1 Feb 2013
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If you are looking for books which have more of an appeal to boys - this could be right for you. Great story and illustrations.
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