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Hug Machine

Cover: 'Hug Machine'

Staff Review: "Hug Machine" by Scott Campbell


"Whoa! Here I come! I am the Hug Machine!" starts this wonderful book about a little boy who hugs everything. He hugs people, animals, and even a fire hydrant and mailbox! He hugs hard things, soft things, square things and long things. But, can he hug a spiky porcupine or a humongous whale? The Hug Machine will do anything to give a hug. With simple and warm watercolor illustrations, this book shows how a simple act of kindness can change someone's mood and make them feel great. Recommended for children of all ages and their families.

Audience: children | Genre: fiction, picture book, read-alouds

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