We are All Made of Stories
Connection, joy and magic through the power of story .
with Ellie Royce
You'll love this new Junior Fiction series about fun, friendship, community
...oh, and of course, HATS!
When Sam the Scarecrow is in danger of being pulled apart and recycled, Avery and Olivia stage a ‘sit in’, just like Gandhi. One of Avery’s hats might save the day... but will it be her favourite, and can she bear to part with it, even to save Sam?
Find out in Avery's Hat-Tastic Adventures Book 1- How Does A Hat Save The Day?
Written by: Ellie Royce
Illustrated by :Mardi Davies
For ages 5-8
Published June 2022
by We Are All Made of Stories
Book Design By Flo & Ebb Studio
"The first in a three-part junior fiction series by author, podcaster and storyteller Ellie Royce, HOW DOES A HAT SAVE THE DAY is a superb addition to the early reader genre. Children who are looking for their first chapter books will easily relate to the characters, friendships and setting of this delightful tale. The sometimes complex ideas of community, inter-generational relationships, multiculturalism and activism have been expertly woven into the story using insightful, unambiguous and engaging language. Mardi Davies’ playful, black and white, cartoon-like illustrations are a wonderful compliment to the writing. Move over Billie B. Brown, here comes Avery and her hats!"
Read More at The Book Tree Co Review August 2022
About the "Avery's Hat-Tastic Adventures" Series:
Meet your new best friend... Avery!
Have you ever wanted to be someone else? To have special powers, or do something different? Avery Mc Daniel is only seven, but she knows that something special happens every time she puts on one of her wide and wonderful collection of hats. Wearing a hat, Avery can be anything; a detective one day, a chef, gardener, or pirate the next.
Avery believes that every occasion needs a hat to make it perfect, and that every problem can be solved with the help of a hat. If you don’t believe her, she’ll tell you why! She’s a little bit quirky, a little bit feisty, a little bit stubborn and a whole lot of fun. Once Avery finds the right hat, along with her best friend Olivia and Olivia’s dog Gatsby, away we go on another adventure.
Avery doesn’t always get it right (even though she thinks she does) but with friends like Olivia and Gatsby, kindness and friendship always win the day.
These positive, true to life, stand-alone stories with their themes of imagination, friendship, family and community will have readers who love Billie B Brown, Violet Mackerel, Ginger Green and Lulu Bell welcoming Avery Mc Daniel into their world with open arms.