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The Kissing Hand (The Kissing Hand Series)…

The Kissing Hand (The Kissing Hand Series) (original 1993; edition 1993)

by Audrey Penn (Author), Ruth E. Harper (Illustrator), Nancy M. Leak (Illustrator)

Series: The Kissing Hand (1)

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When Chester the raccoon is reluctant to go to kindergarten for the first time, his mother teaches him a secret way to carry her love with him.
Title:The Kissing Hand (The Kissing Hand Series)
Authors:Audrey Penn (Author)
Other authors:Ruth E. Harper (Illustrator), Nancy M. Leak (Illustrator)
Info:Tanglewood (1993), Edition: Stk, 32 pages
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The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn (1993)


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My grandma always sent my kids off with a kiss in their palm when she died, I sent her off with one in her palm. ( )
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Penn, Audreyprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gibson, Barbara LeonardIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Harper, Ruth E.Illustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Leak, Nancy M.Illustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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To: Stefanie Rebecca Korn and children everywhere who love to be loved.
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Chester Raccoon stood at the edge of the forest and cried.
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When Chester the raccoon is reluctant to go to kindergarten for the first time, his mother teaches him a secret way to carry her love with him.

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Plot Summary: Chester the raccoon is about to go to school for the very first time. However, he is nervous and does not want to leave his mother. What Chester soon finds out is that his mother has a secret for him that will make going to school much easier. The secret is the Kissing Hand. Chester's mother gives him a big kiss on his hand before his first day at school, and tells Chester to hold his hand close to his heart whenever he is missing his mother to comfort him.

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