A Book of Hugs by Dave Ross

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Have a Hug!There are all kinds of hugs.
Porcupine hugs are done very carefully.
Knee hugs are good for hugging someone tall.
And piggyback hugs are the best way to see a parade.
From birthday hugs to Great-Aunt Mary hugs, every hug has a purpose even a lamppost hug.
You should never hug tomorrow when you can hug today.
But which hug will you choose?

Puppy hugs

Fraidycat hugs

 Birthday hugs

I love-you-hugs

In this delightfully cuddly book, Dave Ross and Laura Rader team up to give us a warm and friendly look at some of the best kinds of hugs around. An Alternate Selection of Childrens Book-of-the-Month Club.


About Dave Ross

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Dave Ross is the author and illustrator of over thirty books for children, including the bestselling A Book of Hugs and A Book of Friends. His favorite kiss from A Book of Kisses is a Good Morning kiss. He has spent many years working with children and currently runs two community organizations for children. He lives with his wife and children in Clifton Park, New York.
Published January 1, 1980 by Crowell. 32 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Parenting & Relationships, Self Help, Nature & Wildlife. Non-fiction

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Ross and Rader (A Book of Hugs) team up again for this breezy look at a variety of kisses and kissing occasions.

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by Laura Rader, the first of a pair of board books, catalogues all manner of embraces, from ""Puppy Hugs,"" which are ""very soft and wet"" to ""Sister Hugs,"" which are ""also known as a Single Arm Hug...

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