Buy My Hats!

by Dave Horowitz

Frank and Carl have "hat-tastic" hats for sale, so why isn't anyone buying them? What they need is a more exciting product. Or better advertising. Or maybe just some divine intervention. Full-color illustrations were created with black pencil and charcoal on newsprint; color was added digitally.

ISBN: 9780399252754

JLG Release: August 2010

JLG Member Price

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Easy Reading

Grades 1-3


12 books / $14.80 a book

  • Book Details




    Print Book




    Putnam 's

    Page Count


    Trim Size

    8" x 10"

    Dewey Classification


    Accelerated Reader

    Level: 2, Points: 0.5


    Level: AD510L



    Author/Illustrator Biographies

    Dave Horowitz writes, "When I was in elementary school, we were given an assignment to choose a fictitious product and create an advertisement for it. One student brought in an old hat. Her poster was simply the words Buy My Hats! I thought it was brilliant. The teacher disagreed and gave my classmate an F. Some thirty years later, I can 't even remember the student 's name, but I still remember those three little words: Buy My Hats!

    "Although Buy My Hats! is a story about two friends working hard and having faith, I hope it also shows kids the difference between wanting something and needing it. To avoid any legal actions, I will let readers determine for themselves which modern companies ' products were the inspiration for our heroes ' competition. (Hint: one of those companies ' names rhymes with Starducks.) "

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