Uncle Nacho's Hat / El Sombrero del Tío Nacho (Reading Rainbow Books) (Paperback)
Reading Rainbow Selection, PBS Kids
Approved Book, Parents' Choice Foundation
Recommended, Elementary School Library Collection
Bilingual English/Spanish. A classic Nicaraguan folktale: when Ambrosia gives her Uncle Nacho a new hat, he tries to get rid of his old one, but to no avail.
When Ambrosia gives her Uncle Nacho a new hat, he tries to get rid of his old one, but to no avail. No matter what he does, the pesky hat keeps coming back to him. This classic folktale from the Puppet Workshop of Nicaraguan National Television, vividly illustrated by Mira Reisberg and presented in a bilingual edition, is a parable about the difficulties of making changes and shaking off old habits. The book includes an account of the origins of the story.