cover image A Book of Hugs

A Book of Hugs

Dave Ross. HarperFestival, $6.99 (30pp) ISBN 978-0-06-000273-2

A Book of Hugs by Dave Ross, illus. by Laura Rader, the first of a pair of board books, catalogues all manner of embraces, from ""Puppy Hugs,"" which are ""very soft and wet"" to ""Sister Hugs,"" which are ""also known as a Single Arm Hug... [and] are good for when you walk together (even if you aren't sisters)."" A Book of Kisses similarly enumerates the array of busses to be had. ( Dec.)