The Hat (1970) by Tomi Ungerer
The Hat by Tomi Ungerer, Parents Magazine Press, 1970.
The story of a poor veteran, Benito Badoglio, who becomes rich after he unwittingly gains possession of a magic hat. The book is richly illustrated and the text contains numerous vivid and mellifluous descriptions and dialog. The book ends much as it begins, with the migration of the hat from one prosperous owner to one of more dire circumstances.
Beautiful children's storybook in protective plastic. 11 x 9. Scarce.
Hardcover book with dust jacket.