The Quangle Wangle's Hat

The Quangle Wangle's Hat Review

The Quangle Wangle is lonely on the Crumpetty Tree, until a whole host of creatures come to live on his (very large) beaver hat. Edward Lear's classic nonsense poem is accompanied by illustrations from Louise Voce....

Title:The Quangle Wangle's Hat
Edition Language:English

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    The Quangle Wangle's Hat Reviews

  • Binibining `E (of The Ugly Writers)

    Jam and Jelly and bread. Yum! Cute poem!...

  • Ameenah Murray-khalifa

    The Quangle Wangle Quee sat on top of the Crumpetty Tree, but you could not see his face because of his hundred and two feet wide Beaver Hat.The Quangle Wangle gets visited by an array of imaginary be...

  • Louise (A Strong Belief in Wicker)

    Of course this book has Edward Lear's wonderful nonsense rhyme full of crumpetty trees, ribbons and bibbons, and fimble fowls, but I don't think this version comes up to the magic of Helen Oxenbury's ...

  • Jennifer

    This was one of five books we brought on a two week vacation and Ori and I enjoyed reading it every night, proving that poetry is magic. The pobble with no toes is my favorite creature; my daughter se...

  • Erik

    I read the version with illustrations by Janet Stevens. The poem is just ok. There are a lot of interesting creatures but it doesn’t do much more than list them. The illustrations though do a great ...

  • Kate

    A fun book with rhyming and lots of colorful illustrations!...

  • Amy Forrester

    This picture book uses the text of the classic nonsense poem by Edward Lear. The Quangle Wangle Quee sits atop the Crumpetty Tree in his enormous hat. He lives on jam and jelly and bread, but he’s v...

  • Catherine Fevery

    The book is very cute for young children. It has a lot of ridiculous rhymes. The main character is Quangle Wangle. The book introduces characters such as a stork and a squash, and several other creati...

  • Esther

    This is a lovely book, although it's old (published 1969), its satisfying rhythm and rhyme and general silliness is timeless. I think the illustrations by Helen Oxenbury are also excellent, and the us...

  • Brooke

    Summary: It tells the story of a creature called the Quangle Wangle that lives on the top of a Crumpetty Tree and wears a very large hat. The Quangle Wangle is lonely until a conglomeration of creatur...