‘Not My Hats’








The Year 1 pupils from OSPRINGE CHURCH OF ENGLAND PRIMARY SCHOOL in Faversham, Kent loved sharing and reviewing ‘Not My Hats’ , written by Tracy Gunaratnam and illustrated by Alea Marley.

This rhyming picture book is published by Maverick Publishing.

The children thought it was great that it was about sharing and that it was FUNNY!


 What is the book about?

‘A bear with lots of hats and he never will share them.’

‘A polar bear who never, ever shares her hats. The puffin wants her to share.’

‘It is a rhyming book.’


Who would enjoy this book?



Would you recommend this book?

All the pupils agreed they would recommend this book!

‘We would recommend it because it is very good.’


‘Because it is interesting and rhyming.’

rhyming  Pupil, year 1

‘It was funny.’

‘Because we liked the bit when they shared the hats and scarves.’

‘When they share.’

share  Pupil, year 1

‘The book is really funny. It’s unkind not to share. It teaches us to share.’

 Click here to view more artwork inspired from reading the story!


* (Book supplied by the publisher to be reviewed. The review copy was donated to the school)



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