Author(s): Holly Hobbie
The creator of the Toot & Puddle series introduces Elmore, a warmhearted porcupine who's desperate to make friends. But it is hard to seek closeness with others while covered with spikes. The goodness of his forest community ultimately shines through as the animals find a way to connect with this prickly bundle of love. Full color.
"Hobbie's story is proffered with a light touch, a full heart, breezily charming artwork, and an ingenious protagonist"--Publishers Weekly, starred review
HOLLY HOBBIE has worked as an artist for more than forty years and is the author of eleven highly acclaimed Toot & Puddle picture books. She most recently created the picture book A Cat Named Swan and wrote and illustrated her own picture-book memoir, Everything but the Horse- A Childhood Memory. Holly and her husband, Doug, live in Massachusetts.