Product Description Have a Hug! There are all kinds of hugs. Porcupine hugs are done very carefully. Knee hugs are good for hugging someone tall. And piggyback hugs are the best way to see a parade. From birthday hugs to Great-Aunt Mary hugs, every hug has a purpose even a lamppost hug. You should never hug tomorrow when you can hug today. But which hug will you choose? Puppy hugs Fraidycat hugs Â Birthday hugs I love-you-hugs In this delightfully cuddly book, Dave Ross and Laura Rader team up to give us a warm and friendly look at some of the best kinds of hugs around. An Alternate Selection of Childrens Book-of-the-Month Club. From Publishers Weekly 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. Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information, Inc. About the Author Dave Ross is the author and illustrator of over thirty books for children, including the bestselling A Book of Hugs and A Book of Friends. His favorite kiss from A Book of Kisses is a Good Morning kiss. He has spent many years working with children and currently runs two community organizations for children. He lives with his wife and children in Clifton Park, New York. Laura Rader has illustrated many popular books for children, including A Book of Hugs, A Book of Friends, and A Book of Kisses, all by Dave Ross. She is also the author and illustrator of Who'll Pull Santa's Sleigh Tonight? and Santa's New Suit, which Publishers Weekly called, in a starred review, a "holiday outing [with] plenty of panache." Ms. Rader lives in Southern California.