Hattie & Hudson

Hardcover
Author: Chris Van Dusen
Illustrator: Chris Van Dusen
Publish Date: May 2017
Pages: 40
This book will publish May 2017.
It will ship as soon as stock is available.
Price: $16.99
 

Details

Publisher: Candlewick Books
ISBN: 0763665452

Book Overview

A little girl and her colossal friend teach a monster-size lesson about prejudging others in a charming new offering from Chris Van Dusen.
Hattie McFadden is a born explorer. Every morning she grabs her life jacket and paddles out in her canoe to discover something new on the lake, singing a little song on her way. When her singing draws up from the depths a huge mysterious beast, everyone in town is terrified except Hattie, who looks into the creature s friendly, curious eyes and knows that this is no monster. So Hattie sneaks out at night to see the giant whom she names Hudson and the two become friends. But how can she make the frightened, hostile townspeople see that Hudson isn t scary or dangerous at all? Chris Van Dusen brings his colorful, perspective-bending artwork to this satisfying new story about acceptance, friendship, and sticking up for those who are different."

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