The Resource Hattie & Hudson, Chris van Dusen

Hattie & Hudson, Chris van Dusen

Label
Hattie & Hudson
Title
Hattie & Hudson
Statement of responsibility
Chris van Dusen
Title variation
Hattie and Hudson
Creator
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A little girl and her colossal friend teach a monster-size lesson about prejudging others in a charming new offering from Chris Van Dusen. Hattie McFadden is a born explorer. Every morning she grabs her life jacket and paddles out in her canoe to discover something new on the lake, singing a little song on her way. When her singing draws up from the depths a huge mysterious beast, everyone in town is terrified -- except Hattie, who looks into the creature's friendly, curious eyes and knows that this is no monster. So Hattie sneaks out at night to see the giant -- whom she names Hudson -- and the two become friends. But how can she make the frightened, hostile townspeople see that Hudson isn't scary or dangerous at all? Chris Van Dusen brings his colorful, perspective-bending artwork to this satisfying new story about acceptance, friendship, and sticking up for those who are different
Summary
Exploring the lake near her home, young Hattie befriends a friendly but enormous lake monster she names Hudson who terrifies everyone else because of his size and they work together to teach her community about prejudging others by their appearance
Tone
Character
Award
  • Florida Reading Association Children's Book Award, 2019.
  • Treasure State Award (Montana), 2019.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10562221
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Van Dusen, Chris
Dewey number
813.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
640
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 0
  • 3
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Monsters
  • Girls
  • Friendship
  • Canoes and canoeing
  • Lakes
Target audience
preschool
Label
Hattie & Hudson, Chris van Dusen
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780763665456
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Hattie & Hudson, Chris van Dusen
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780763665456
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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