Happy Birthday, Hedgehog! (Hello, Hedgehog! #6)

by Norm Feuti (Author) Norm Feuti (Illustrator)

Reading Level: K − 1st Grade

Harry and Hedgehog celebrate Hedgehog's birthday!

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This series is part of Scholastic's early reader line, Acorn, aimed at children who are learning to read. With easy-to-read text, a short-story format, plenty of humor, and full-color artwork on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and fluency. Acorn books plant a love of reading and help readers grow!

It's Hedgehog's birthday and Harry has the coolest present for his best friend -- a wind-up toy airplane! He hopes Hedgehog likes it. But when Harry arrives at Hedgehog's birthday party the worst thing happens: Harry spots the exact same airplane that he bought for Hedgehog! Will Hedgehog still like Harry's present? These sweet, laugh-out-loud friendship stories with full-color artwork, color-coded speech bubbles, and easy-to-read text throughout are perfect for new readers!

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Praise for Do You Like My Bike? (Hello, Hedgehog! #1):

Selected by the Chicago Public Library as one of 2019's Best Books for Kids!

The effective graphic-novel style will appeal to early readers drawn to that format, and the carefully simple but energetic text will help those readers find success. The story is sweet, almost old-fashioned in its innocence, with basic messages about friendship and empathy. — Kirkus Reviews

Praise for Let's Have a Sleepover (Hello, Hedgehog! #2):

Selected by the Chicago Public Library as one of 2019's Best Books for Kids!

Children looking for early graphic novels as well as those ready to advance from Elephant & Piggie will enjoy this low-stakes drama. A kind story about friendship in an appealing format. — Kirkus Reviews

Praise for Who Needs a Checkup? (Hello, Hedgehog! #3):

Selected by the Chicago Public Library as one of 2020's Best Books for Kids!

Norm Feuti
Norm Feuti is an Geisel Honor-winning children's author, illustrator, and cartoonist. His early reader series Hello, Hedgehog! is part of Scholastic's Acorn early reader line. And his graphic novel series Beak and Ally is published by HarperCollins. Norm lives in Massachusetts with his family.
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Scholastic Inc.
Publication date
May 20, 2022
Hello, Hedgehog!
BISAC categories
JUV039060 - Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes | Friendship
JUV008000 - Juvenile Fiction | Comics & Graphic Novels | General
JUV002180 - Juvenile Fiction | Animals | Mice, Hamsters, Guinea Pigs, etc.
JUV045000 - Juvenile Fiction | Readers | Chapter Books
JUV017100 - Juvenile Fiction | Holidays & Celebrations | Birthdays
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