Aunt Flossie's Hats by Elizabeth Fitzgerald Howard
(and Crab Cakes Later)

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Sunday afternoons are special for Sarah and Susan because that's when they visit Aunt Flossie -- she has a memorable collection of hats, each with a special story.
 

About Elizabeth Fitzgerald Howard

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James Ransome has illustrated more than 35 books for children, including many award winners. He lives in Rhinebeck, New York, with his wife, children's book author Lesa Cline Ransome, and their four children. Visit his website at www.jamesransome.com.
 
Published February 1, 1995 by Perfection Learning. 32 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference. Fiction

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Ransome illustrates past and present--plus the family's traditional conclusion to a happy day (crab cakes in a well-appointed waterfront restaurant) in deep, vibrant colors, nicely capturing this black family's shared affection and Aunt Flossie's comfortable middle-class home.

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PW called this picture book ``an affecting portrait of a black American family,'' also praising Ransome's ``elegant, expressive'' oil paintings.

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Howard's ( Chita's Christmas Tree ) quiet, sure telling is well matched by Ransome's ( Do Like Kyla ) art--elegant, expressive oil paintings that convey warmth, joy, tenderness and love.

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