A simple sweet story about wanting something and friendship. Two turtles in the desert find a single cowboy hat. They love the hat, but leave it since there isn’t a hat for each of them. When one turtle decides the hat might be worth having on its own, it learns a valuable lesson about friendship. Features simple harmonious colors and illustrations.
I liked this book, though one objection might be.. can’t the turtles just take the hat and share it, you know..by taking turns wearing it or something? I guess the ending the author chose does leave it open for children to brainstorm some of the those types of solutions. Simple enough lesson here to share with a Pre-K class, while older readers would notice more details, like the eyes of the turtle who wants the that for itself.
PRE-K, EL (K-3) –ADVISABLE Reviewer: Stephanie Elementary School Librarian & Author.