Hattie & Hudson

Buy from Penguin Random House:

Hattie & Hudson
Written by Chris Van Dusen
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 0763665452
ISBN-13: 9780763665456
Our Price: $16.99

Buy from any of the following retailers:


Indiebound
Indiebound

Find a local retailer:


 

How to buy

Download a Chris Van Dusen Teacher's Guide

view an inside spread

awards/reviews/quotes

download the authors notes

all downloads for this title

more titles by Chris Van Dusen

Chris Van Dusen’s bio



Bookmark and Share
 
Hattie & Hudson

author/illustrator: Chris Van Dusen

Hattie McFadden is a born explorer. Every morning she grabs her life jacket and paddles out in her canoe to discover something new on the lake, singing a little song on her way. When her singing draws up from the depths a huge mysterious beast, everyone in town is terrified — except Hattie, who looks into the creature’s friendly, curious eyes and knows that this is no monster. So Hattie sneaks out at night to see the giant — whom she names Hudson — and the two become friends. But how can she make the frightened, hostile townspeople see that Hudson isn’t scary or dangerous at all? Chris Van Dusen brings his colorful, perspective-bending artwork to this satisfying new story about acceptance, friendship, and sticking up for those who are different.

A little girl and her colossal friend teach a monster-size lesson about prejudging others in a charming new offering from Chris Van Dusen.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$16.99 / $23.00
isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763665452 /  9780763665456
on sale date:
05/2017
type/format:
Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
4 yrs - 8 yrs
# of pages/size:
40 / 9 3/4" x 11 5/16"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 3
 
subjects:
Fiction; Social Issues; Monsters; Sports & Recreation;
author’s comments:
Chris Van Dusen is the creator of many outstanding books for children, including The Circus Ship and Randy Riley’s Really Big Hit. He is also the illustrator of President Taft Is Stuck in the Bath by Mac Barnett and the best-selling Mercy Watson series by Kate DiCamillo. He lives in Maine.
 
browse by:

 
view options
   parent
 teacher/librarian
 bookseller