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by Carter Goodrich and Carter Goodrich 

Hank is the prickliest cactus in the entire world. He sits in a pot in a window that faces the empty desert, which is just how he likes it. So, when all manner of creatures--from tumbleweed to lizard to owl--come to disturb his peace, Hank is annoyed.


He doesn't like noise, he doesn't like rowdiness, and definitely does not like hugs.


But the thing is, no one is offering one. Who would want to hug a plant so mean? Hank is beginning to discover that being alone can be, well, lonely.


So he comes up with a plan to get the one thing he thought he would never need: a hug from a friend.

Nobody Hugs a Cactus

SKU: 9781534400900
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  • Carter Goodrich has illustrated sixteen New Yorker covers and was the lead character designer for Brave, Ratatouille, and Despicable Me. He has designed characters for many other beloved animated films, including Finding Nemo; Monsters, Inc; and Open Season.   His picture books include We Forgot Brock!, Say Hello to Zorro!, Zorro Gets an Outfit, Mister Bud Wears the Cone, A Creature Was Stirring, and The Hermit Crab. Carter lives in Los Angeles, California.

  • ISBN-13: 9781534400900
    Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
    Publish Date: April 2019
    Page Count: 48
    Reading Level: Ages 4-8

    - Friendship
    - Emotions & Feelings
    - Humorous Stories

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