Reading/Interest Level: Toddler, Preschool, Primary
Author: Scott Campbell
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
The Hug Machine is busy all day giving out his specialty--hugs. Everyone loves his hugs and he hugs everything and everyone. The Hug Machine is always at work making everyone feel better. Fueling the Hug Machine is simple: pizza. By the end of the day, the Hug Machine is tired and cannot give any more hugs. However, when the Hug Machine is tired, he is always up for a hug from his mother.
This book is fun for both children and adults. The Hug Machine is very lovable and shows a more giving approach to life. This sweet story shows how to be loving to everything and everyone regardless of who they are.