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The Giant Hug by Sandra Horning

The Giant Hug

by Sandra Horning

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Sweet story about a hug being passed through the mail from a grandchild to his grandma. The love spreads from person to person along the way as each character actually passes a hug to the next person. Would be fun to read aloud around Valentine's Day or Grandparent's Day. ( )
  jenjonsarah | Jul 24, 2015 |
Owen wants to send a hug to his grandma that does not live close. So he goes to the post office and gives a letter and a giant hug. They all pass on the huge throughout the delivery. When granny gets the hug she sends back a huge kiss. ( )
  Kayden | Mar 12, 2013 |
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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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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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