Hardback (Picture book)
Ages 5 and Up
One day, a hat shop mysteriously appears in the main square of a little town. The townspeople are surprised by this new arrival but then something happens that nobody expects: the first customers put on their hats and make an amazing discovery.
The Magic Hat Shop is an adorable story of the awesome power of positive change. As the town's residents get used to their new and improved attitudes, they realize they like who they have become. And maybe they no longer need the magic of the hats to be their very best selves."
After several years studying and working as a designer in her hometown Munich and Brussels, Sonja Wimmer decided to devote herself to illustration and traveled to Barcelona to continue her artistic training at the Llotja School of Design Art. Since then, she lives between brushes and stories, working as an illustrator and freelance for publishers and other customers worldwide. She has received many awards for her work.
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