Synopses & Reviews
R. R. Pottle the Third has a truly wonderful, extra-extraordinary collection of hats. But happiness eludes him. He is lonely and dreams of meeting a perfect wife ' who will, of course, be wearing a perfect hat.
One day, a day so bad that R. R. Pottle wears not one, not two, but three hats at once, his dream comes true in the best possible way.
This warm, comical story by talented new author Laura Geringer is crowned with full-color illustrations by Caldecott Medal winner Arnold Lobel. Notable Children's Books of 1985 (ALA)
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About the Author
Laura Geringer's collection of children's books goes from floor to ceiling, wall to wall. A graduate of Barnard College and Yale University, Ms. Geringer has worked as a newspaper reporter, an art teacher, and a book reviewer. She is now an editor at a major New York publishing house and lives with her husband, a clinical psychologist.
Arnold Lobel (1933-1987) was the award-winning author and illustrator of many beloved children's books, including the classic I Can Read books about Frog and Toad, and the Caldecott Medal winning Fables.