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Books on Film: Down the I WANT MY HAT BACK Tribute Video Rabbit Hole

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just made the mistake of

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typing in “I Want My Hat Back” into YouTube.


All sorts of crazy/weird/funny stuff came up. Here’s a three piece sampler platter.

1. I Want My Hat Back – Video Game

What do Jon Klassen’s book and an NES-era role playing game have in common? Nothing. And everything. The funniest thing about this is how seamlessly the book works in this format.

Hat Back Video Game

2. I Want My Hat Back – Claymation

A pat on the back to the creator of this all clay version.

Hat Back Clay

3. I Want My Hat Back – From the Pulpit

In his sermon, rev. manages to connect the dots between price-gauging pharma exec Martin Shkreli, The Wu-Tang Clan’s crazy idea to only release one copy of their album Once Upon a Time in Shaolin, and I Want My Hat Back. To which I respond…


Hat Back Pulpit

About Travis Jonker

Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.