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The giant hug

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How do you give your granny a hug when she lives far away? Send it through the mail, of course! Owen's hug travels across the country in a series of hilarious, sometimes awkward, always heartfelt embraces between animals of different shapes and sizes. Valeri Gorbachev's adorable artwork pairs beautifully with Sandra Horning's charming text, and makes for a fun, funny, and educational read-aloud. An unexpected twist at the end will delight readers and have kids asking for this book again and again.
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Level 3.9, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 580L
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Grouping Title giant hug
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Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-11 22:54:21PM
Last Indexed 2018-11-11 23:50:35PM

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display_description When Owen sends a real hug to his grandmother for her birthday he inadvertently brings cheer to the postal workers as they pass the hug along.
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subject_facet Grandmothers -- Fiction, Grandmothers -- Juvenile fiction, Hugging -- Fiction, Hugging -- Juvenile fiction, Postal service -- Juvenile fiction, Postal service. -- Fiction
title_display The giant hug
title_full The Giant Hug, The giant hug / by Sandra Horning ; illustrated by Valeri Gorbachev
title_short The giant hug
topic_facet Grandmothers, Hugging, Juvenile Fiction, Picture Book Fiction, Postal service