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Tiny T. Rex and the Impossible Hug

Written by Jonathan Stutzman & illustrated by Jay Fleck
Book #1 in the Tiny T. Rex Series
Published by Chronicle Books
5.0 / 7.0
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Goodreads Rating - 4.3 / 5.0
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Tiny T. Rex has a HUGE problem. His friend Pointy needs cheering up and only a hug will do. But with his short stature and teeny T. Rex arms, is a hug impossible? Not if Tiny has anything to say about it! Join this plucky little dinosaur in his very first adventure—a warm and funny tale that proves the best hugs come from the biggest hearts. Introducing an unforgettable character on the picture book scene, Tiny T. Rex will stomp into the hearts of readers in this winning new series.

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  • “Hugging almost seems impossible for a Rex as tiny as me, but I will try anyway. Pointy needs me.”

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4.75 / 7.0

The beginning of the story does not flow well from page to page but the overall message is that of perseverance and trying again.

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Who Wrote Tiny T. Rex and the Impossible Hug

Jonathan Stutzman

Jonathan Stutzman is an award-winning filmmaker and writer. His short films have screened at film festivals all over the world and on television. He lives in Palmyra, Pennsylvania.

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Who Illustrated Tiny T. Rex and the Impossible Hug

Jay Fleck

Jay Fleck is the author-illustrator of Tilly & Tank and the illustrator of a number of other children’s books. He now resides in a suburb south of Chicago with his wife, two children, and loyal dog, Otis.

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What Has Jonathan Stutzman Said About This Book

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Jonathan Stutzman's Book Dedication

For Fox, my favorite one to hug

Jay Fleck's Book Dedication

To anyone that needs a hug

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March 5, 2019
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Typset in Intelo and Brandon Printed.
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