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Harry's Hiccups

Written by Jean Little & illustrated by Joe Weissmann
Published by Orca Book Publisher
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Poor Harry can’t get rid of his hiccups in this charming picture book written by Jean Little. Harry tries and tries to get rid of his hiccups. He tries drinking a glass of water upside down, he tries putting an ice-cold key down his back, he gleefully tries eating a spoonful of sugar. But nothing works! In this charming picture book, written by children’s literature legend Jean Little and illustrated by award-winning illustrator Joe Weissmann, Harry is afflicted with a case of the hopeless hiccups. It’s not until Harry has a surprise encounter with a different sort of neighbor that it seems like Harry might finally get some relief…hiccup, hiccup…

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Who Wrote Harry's Hiccups

Jean Little

Born in Taiwan, celebrated children’s author Jean Little grew up in Ontario and graduated from the University of Toronto with an honors degree in English. A member of the Order of Canada, Little has received six honorary degrees and was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012. Her books have been translated into a dozen languages and have won numerous awards, including a Canada Council Children’s Literature Award (now known as the Governor General’s Literary Award), a cla Book of the Year, the Little, Brown Children’s Book Award, the Vicky Metcalf Award and a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Award. She lives in Guelph, Ontario.

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Who Illustrated Harry's Hiccups

Joe Weissmann

Joe Weissmann was born in Austria and came to Canada at the age of eleven. He studied art at the Museum of Fine Arts and Concordia University in Montreal and taught illustration at Sheridan College for six years. An award-winning illustrator, Joe works for book and magazine publishers in Canada and the United States and lives in rural Ontario with his wife and his old cat, Alfie. For more information, visit

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