Won't You be My Hugaroo?
These much-loved companion picture books that celebrate all the kissable and huggable moments between little ones and their grown-ups are now available as an adorable board book duo. Joanne Ryder's playful rhymes pair perfectly with Melissa Sweet's whimsical illustrations, making these just right for Valentine's Day, a birthday, or any sweet celebration.
Out of ideas for the holidays?
- Board book | 30 pages
- 132.08 x 147.32 x 15.24mm | 181.44g
- 16 Jan 2008
- Harcourt Children's Books
- United States
- full-colour illustrations
"Tender rhyming couplets, winsome watercolours, and a title that's the very definition of the proverbial offer your can't refuse." - Publisher's Weekly"
About Joanne Ryder
JOANNE RYDER is the author of many books for children, including EACH LIVING THING illustrated by Ashley Wolff, The Snail's Spell, Earthdance, and My Father's Hands. Ms. Ryder received The American Nature Study Society's award for her numerous books about the natural world. She lives in Pacific Grove, California. Melissa Sweet is the Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator of many fine children's books including Some Writer!: The Story of E. B. White, winner of the NCTE Orbis Pictus award, Balloons Over Broadway, a Sibert winner, and The Right Word and A River of Words, both Caldecott Honors. Reviewers have described her unique mixed-media illustrations as "exuberant," "outstanding," and "a creative delight." Melissa lives on the beautiful coast of Maine. In addition to writing and painting, she enjoys gardening, hiking, biking, and cross-country skiing. For more information about the author and her work, visit her online at melissasweet.net.