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Hugs from Pearl

by Schmid, Paul.

Format: Print Book 2011
Availability: Available at 7 Libraries 7 of 8 copies
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This is Pearl.

Pearl loves to hug.

Hugs are nice . . . except when they come from a porcupine.

Pearl tries and tries to solve her problem and finally fixes it in her very own way.

From the author-artist of A Pet for Petunia comes a prickly new character with a great big heart. Paul Schmid paints Pearl's world with soft and dreamy colors that reflect just how sweet she is beneath her sharp-quilled porcupine exterior.

Published Reviews
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Pearl the porcupine stars in this sweet-natured story about the hazards of hugging (at least when one is a porcupine), and she's also the source of its delightfulness. Schmid (A Pet for Petunia) draws Pearl and her many quills with a few hasty strokes, but her expressive features, her ecstatic gyrations when she contemplates hugging her classmates ("Pearl loves to hug"), and her dismayed expression when she realizes that her hugs hurt them ("Pearl's teacher kept lots of Band-Aids handy") will soften even the hard-hearted. A visit to some similarly prickly rosebushes in the neighborhood leads Pearl to a solution that both pleases her and spares her classmates. Schmid is disciplined about keeping his story focused; Pearl and her classmates stand against backdrops of soft green and blue with no extra scenery, and every sentence moves the action along. Pearl's is a small-scale problem, but she surmounts it by herself, and readers have the reassuring sense that nothing awful will happen while she figures it out-at least nothing that a Band-Aid can't fix. Ages 3-7. (Dec.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
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Additional Information
Subjects Porcupines -- Fiction.
Hugging -- Fiction.
Schools -- Fiction.
Porcupines -- Juvenile fiction.
Hugging -- Juvenile fiction.
Schools -- Juvenile fiction.
Picture books.
Publisher New York :Harper,2011
Edition 1st ed.
Language English
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN 9780061804342 (trade bdg.)
0061804347 (trade bdg.)
9780061804335 (lib. bdg.)
0061804339 (lib. bdg.)
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