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Zoom Book cover of HODAG, A Happy the Hodag Book, Words and pictures by Jill Kuczmarski. Cover illustration features Happy the Hodag front and center with a lake and forest behind him with  Big Foot, the Yeti, and Nessy in the distance.
Zoom A colorful illustration of Happy the Hodag painting in the forest from the book HODAG, a happy the hodag book

Hodag, A Happy the Hodag Book

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An uplifting and positive book filled with inspirational quips and adorable monsters known as hodags. HODAG is the third Happy the Hodag book from author, illustrator (and human hodag) Jill Kuczmarski and introduces the idea that Hodag is a state of mind as well as a monster unique to the Northern forests of Wisconsin where she grew up. Bright, colorful illustrations and a merry cast of happy hodags set the stage for this fun and ever-so-giftable book.

8" x 8" - Softcover - Perfect Bound

PROMOTES OPTIMISM & POSITIVITY: Silly scenes and rhymes are optimistic and motivating with nods to our innate humanness (or hodagness) of being crabby and occasionally naughty.

ENGAGING STORY: Fast-paced and heartwarming with lots of humor. Bright and funny illustrations are engaging and uplifting.

FUN READ-ALOUD: Smart with an easy rhyming rhythm, a nightly go-to of affirmations.

CUDDLY CREATURES: Happy the Hodag, Buddy the Bulldog, and the cast of other hodag monsters will charm you and make you smile.

Perfect for:
• Fans of Happy the Hodag, Buddy the Bulldog, hodags, and monsters.
• Parents seeking optimistic, aspirational, easy-to-read picture books
• Gift givers seeking a unique and uplifting picture book
• Teachers, librarians, and storytime readers
• Fans of nature, camping, hiking, and outdoor exploration
• Teachers, grandparents, and caregivers looking for a compelling read-aloud
• Readers who enjoy smart, fun kid's books about being kind, brave, and a good friend.

First Print Edition Published May 2016 (print),
Updated eBook Editions Published March 2024 (iBook & Kindle)

Hodag, A Happy the Hodag Book

$ 9.95



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