Hats Off for the Fourth of July!
By Harriet Ziefert
Everyone gathers for the start of the Fourth of July parade in Chatham, Massachusetts. As locals and tourists line the streets, the parade begins with baton twirlers followed by cowboys on horseback, floats and marching bands. By the end of the show, the spectators join in and look to the skies for an Independence Day treat.
Illustrations by local Chatham artist Gustaf Miller perfectly capture the charm of a small‑town parade, and the deep colors in his paintings portray the hot and still weather of July. Fun details in his illustrations include hungry seagulls diving for popcorn, a dog catching a twirler’s baton and pet rabbits enjoying the action.Check Availability