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Shall I Knit You a Hat?

Shall I Knit You a Hat?

A Christmas Yarn

Kate Klise; Illustrated by M. Sarah Klise

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A delightful tale of holiday giving.

"Shall I knit you a hat to keep your ears warm?"

To protect his ears from the cold and snow, Mother Rabbit knits Little Rabbit a hat. He loves his hat so much, he and his mother make them for all of his friends.

Includes a knitting pattern so you can make your little one their very own Rabbit hat!

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Praise for Shall I Knit You a Hat?

“The Klise sisters team up to show that the giving is just as important as the gift.” —The New York Times

“The acrylic artwork glows with humor and radiates warmth. The author and artist, sisters who have collaborated on several illustrated novels, make a promising picture-book debut here.” —Booklist

“A sweet tale of gift giving and friendship. . . . This is a good selection for holiday sharing” —School Library Journal

“The Klises consistently sound notes of tenderness and humor. Images of Little Rabbit's headgear sketches and Mother Rabbit's method of clandestinely taking measurements are a hoot.” —Publishers Weekly

Shall I Knit You a Hat? is a warm and colorful story for children, families, and adults during the holiday season. The story is enchanting and the illustrations are colorful whimsy that is very engaging. With a complete Rabbit hat pattern for infant through age three years included, needle artists will particularly love it.” —Armchair Interviews

“Heart-warming.” —Richmond Time-Dispatch


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Kate Klise; Illustrated by M. Sarah Klise

Kate Klise lives and writes on her forty-acre farm in a valley north of Norwood, Missouri (population: 300-something), where, not long ago, a man at the post office asked her, "Do you make those stories and up out of your own head?" Indeed she does!

M. Sarah Klise draws and paints in her studio in Berkeley, California, where she lives with two cats. In addition to her work as an illustrator, Sarah Klise teaches drawing to children and adults in San Francisco's Chinatown. Kate and Sarah are sisters who have previously collaborated on illustrated novels for children. Their most recent picture book, Why Do You Cry?, was published in 2006.

Author Website: Kate and Sarah Klise

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