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Our Friend Hedgehog by Lauren Castillo

Our Friend Hedgehog

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Our Friend Hedgehog by Lauren Castillo
Hardcover $16.99
May 05, 2020 | ISBN 9781524766719

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“A sweet book, and the illustrations are charming.” —The Wall Street Journal
“Hugely appealing… promises adventure, lovable characters and sweet messages about helpfulness and tolerance.”—Shelf Awareness, starred review“

An outstanding new chapter book with the cozy feel of a classic.” –Kirkus, starred review

“Caldecott Honor Book creator Castillo lovingly offers up this story of friendship and bravery, which she liberally illustrates with sweet, sketchy artwork created in pen, pencil, and watercolor.” —Booklist, starred review

“A gentle book about the gifts new friends bring into our lives.” —BookPage, starred review 

Our Friend Hedgehog feels like a modern-day Winnie the Pooh It’s so warm and full of joy and love. It’s got classic written all over it.” —Victoria Jamieson, Newbery Honor-winning author of Roller Girl
“What a sweet, lovely, comforting book, with a timeless world and cast of characters. Like any true friend, Hedgehog feels as if she has been here all along.” —Laurel Snyder, National Book Award Nominee for Orphan Island

“Gracefully interweaving pictures and words, Castillo transports young readers into the natural world where they meet beloved Hedgehog and her friends. Gentle and full of heart.” —Abby Hanlon, author of Dory Fantasmagory

“This story feels like a book-shaped hug—it’s a gentle, lovely tale about the magical first friendship that makes us feel treasured and courageous. You’ll want to read it aloud to a person (or pet) you love.” —Natalie Lloyd, New York Times bestselling author of A Snicker of Magic

“I love, love, love, love, love Hedgehog, Mutty, Mole, Owl, Beaver, Hen, the Chicks, and Annika Mae. I cannot wait to encourage every second-grade teacher to read it aloud. It is a perfect read-aloud.” —Mr. Schu, educator and author

“This is the type of story childhood memories are woven of.” —Pernille Ripp, educator and creator of Global Read Aloud

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