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Darling Hedgehog by Auralee Arkinsly


Darling Hedgehog Goes Down A Foxhole by Auralee Arkinsly is a charming book for young children ages eight years and below. It is beautifully illustrated by Julia Swezy. I only had a black and white copy on my kindle and I imagine a paperback in colour would be stunning.

The book has some life lessons to be learnt – trust must be earnt; be brave; find what you are good at. These are all starting points for discussions with your child.

With simple sentences this book is ideal to read aloud to young children or for early readers to read themselves. It would make a beautiful addition to any bookshelf.

Both the hedgehog and the fox are well illustrated and would appeal to young children. They would translate perfectly into soft toys too.

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