Hug Me by Patti Stren

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Elliot Kravitz is not like other porcupines. He wants a friend to talk to and play with. And more Than anything else in the world, Elliot wants a Hug. All his porcupine friends fell him life is great with quills. Elliot says, Elliot is sure he can find someone to hug. But who will hug a porcupine, even one as lovable as Elliot?

This reillustrated favorite features comical new colorized art full of wit and whimsy that will make everyone fall in love with Elliot Kravitz again. His endearing quest will touch the heart of anyone who needs a hug (and who doesn't?).


About Patti Stren

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Stren's illustrations have appeared in a number of books, including Hug Me.
Published May 18, 1978 by HarperCollins. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books. Fiction

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After a quarter-century hiatus, Stren has dusted off her hug-hungry porcupine, spruced him up with a new set of looks, and tendered him once more for public adoration.

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A couple of Valentine reissues appear in time to say, ""Be mine."" Patti Stren's Hug Me (1977) the story of Elliot Kravitz, a love-starved porcupine in search of an embrace returns with fresh comic illustrations.

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