A Hat for Mrs. Goldman

A Hat for Mrs. Goldman

A Story About Knitting and Love

Book - 2016 | First edition.
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"[A] celebration of winter mitzvahs, or kind deeds. Karas's adorable, radiant art adds to the heartwarming mood." -The New York Times

Here's a heartwarming winter picture book that's sure to appeal to families who love knitting.

Mrs. Goldman always knits hats for everyone in the neighborhood, and Sophia, who thinks knitting is too hard, helps by making the pom-poms. But now winter is here, and Mrs. Goldman herself doesn't have a hat--she's too busy making hats for everyone else! It's up to Sophia to buckle down and knit a hat for Mrs. Goldman. But try as Sophia might, the hat turns out lumpy, the stitches aren't even, and there are holes where there shouldn't be holes. Sophia is devastated until she gets an idea that will make Mrs. Goldman's hat the most wonderful of all. Readers both young and old will relate to Sophia's frustrations, as well as her delight in making something special for someone she loves.

A knitting pattern is included in the back of the book.
Publisher: New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, [2016]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780553497106
Branch Call Number: JP Edwar
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Karas, G. Brian - Illustrator

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vpazreads Oct 16, 2017

A sweet story that gently illustrates love in action. When a young girl realizes her neighbor knits hats for everyone around her, but doesn't have one herself, she begins to knit and make a special hat for Mrs. Goldman.

AL_ALYX Dec 10, 2016

A touching picturebook about selflessness and love. I loved the concept - about a girl who knits a hat for her knitting teacher. It touched my heart, but I also loved the pastels to tell the story.

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