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Klyde the Kraken Wants a Friend

Brooke Hartman, Katy Halford (Illustrator)


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Klyde the Kraken can only think of one way to make a friend: by hugging them, of course But hugging every sea creature in sight only leaves him swimming alone. When something he's never seen before appears on the horizon, Klyde is determined to give his hugs one last try. After a rough introduction, some new mateys show him that there are lots of ways to show friendship and teach him an important lesson -- friends should always ask before they hug.

Innovation Press, 9781943147878, 48pp.

Publication Date: October 26, 2021

About the Author

Brooke Hartman is a children's book author and currently serves as president on the Alaska Writers Guild. In 2012, her picture book manuscript won the Writer's Digest Annual Fiction Contest, and placed as a finalist in 2017. Hartman lives in Chugiak, Alaska.Katy Halford is a children's book illustrator living in Leicestershire. She studied Illustration at Loughborough University and went on to study teaching at Birmingham University. She was an art teacher for many years until one day she had a light bulb moment and decided to focus on her true passion, children's book illustration. Since then she has drawn lots of pictures for books (picture books, young fiction and non fiction). She works from her studio office at home along side her chief assistant (*Secret super rabbit! Shhh...), very fluffy bunny rabbit, Esme.