Hug Machine

Hug Machine

by Scott Campbell

Hardcover

$16.19 $17.99 Save 10% Current price is $16.19, Original price is $17.99. You Save 10%.
View All Available Formats & Editions
Choose Expedited Shipping at checkout for guaranteed delivery by Friday, February 22

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781442459359
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Publication date: 08/26/2014
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 79,641
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: AD330L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 7 Years

About the Author

Scott Campbell’s paintings have appeared in numerous shows and publications around the world. He has created award-winning comics, such as “Igloo Head and Tree Head,” which appeared in the Flight anthology, and is the illustrator of Zombie in Love and Zombie in Love 2 + 1 by Kelly DiPucchio; East Dragon, West Dragon by Robyn Eversole; and If Dogs Run Free by Bob Dylan. Scott lives in New York City. Visit him at PyramidCar.com.

Scott Campbell’s paintings have appeared in numerous shows and publications around the world. He has created award-winning comics, such as “Igloo Head and Tree Head,” which appeared in the Flight anthology, and is the illustrator of Zombie in Love and Zombie in Love 2 + 1 by Kelly DiPucchio; East Dragon, West Dragon by Robyn Eversole; and If Dogs Run Free by Bob Dylan. Scott lives in New York City. Visit him at PyramidCar.com.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews

Hug Machine 3.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
romancemistress More than 1 year ago
Such a cute book! We read it for storytime, and the kids really enjoyed it. I loved the colors, the illustrations, the exuberance of the little boy, the titular "hug machine."
Storywraps More than 1 year ago
"My hugs calm people down. They cheer them up. They make them go completely nuts! I am the Hug Machine!" An adorable, unnamed little boy, with extended arms that were created to be wrapped around everything he meets up with, will steal your heart and wish that you too could receive his hug gifts. He so freely dispenses to everyone and everything in his world.  His eyes close in ecstasy as he cuddles, squeezes and wraps himself around people, objects and family.  No one or thing is off limits to this embracing little guy.  His irresistible charm draws people to him and in so doing their hearts open up to receive from the mighty Hug Machine. He hugs trees, rocks, mailboxes.... hey.....if you are in his path, then you are fair game for a cuddle clasp. This is author/illustrator Scott Campbell's debut book. The illustrations created in muted-toned watercolours are calming and soothing - painting a perfect ambiance for a tight, snuggly hug.  The expressions and actions of the little boy are so ably depicted in the many details that the text does not convey in print.  The Hug Machine brings peace, love and serenity to his world and if we would follow his example what a wonderful world it would be. 
Anonymous More than 1 year ago