cover image No Hugs for Davy

No Hugs for Davy

Brigitte Weninger. NorthSouth, $6.95 (16pp) ISBN 978-0-7358-1656-5

The long-eared star of What Have You Done, Davy? and other tales stars in two hand-size board books by Brigitte Weninger, illus. by Eve Tharlet. He gets a sibling in A Baby for Davy: ""Couldn't we get a pet mouse instead of a baby?"" he asks, in this gentle discussion starter for older siblings-to-be. But he soon comes around when his baby sister will stop crying only in his arms. No Hugs for Davy after he eats a bowl of juicy berries intended for the whole family; but after he picks enough berries to refill the bowl, his mother rewards him with a hug.