How to Hug

How to Hug Cover

How to Hug

By Maryann MacDonald; Jana Christy (Illustrator)

Cavendish Square Publishing, Hardcover, 9780761458043, 32pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2011

Hugs can be tricky But you can learn how to hug. Never hug anyone too tight ouch And don t hug too many people at once uh-oh You can be a leg hugger or a bear hugger or a surprise hugger. If you don t want a hug, it's okay to say so. But if you learn how to give a hug and do it just right, you might get one be ready Jana Christy's digital illustrations provide a charming twist to something everyone loves to do.

About the Author
Maryann Macdonaldlives in New York.Maryann has written more thantwenty-two books.

Jana Christydid much of the art for this book during hurricane-force winds on a small island off the coast of Nova Scotia flags flapped and walls shook in a house that looks remarkably like the house in this story. Sheloves drawing girls with attitude, boys with pluck, the chickens that wander around her garden, punks, robots, cavemen and zombies, bleak weather, windy days, sea creatures, and more. She loves creating handmade minibooks with her husband, exploring new places with her children, and letting her brain and brushes wander. She lives in North Adams, Massachusetts.