Hurty Feelings (Kobo eBook)
A thin-skinned hippo and a bully elephant learn about feelings in this hilarious tale from the author of Hooway for Wodney Wat.
Fragility was a solid piece of work. But despite her sturdy exterior, Fragility was fragile. Anything and everything hurt her feelings. In the most benign compliment, Fragility heard an insult. No one could even say she looked nice without evoking images of big, squishy cupcakes—since they are also nice—and causing Fragility to flop on the ground and weep. Fragility’s friends stop speaking to her for fear of another fit, but Rudy, a very rude bully, has other ideas. In the face of real insults, will Fragility finally learn to take a compliment?
This e-book includes audio narration.
“The punchy story line will keep children laughing, and Munsinger's characteristic watercolor illustrations bring the tale to life, making Lester's creatures all the more entertaining and enjoyable.”—School Library Journal
“Munsinger's illustrations prop up this...tale with a brace of good cheer and well-tempered comedy.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Lester enhances the basic story about handling emotions with a satisfying slapstick humor that's beautifully extended in Munsinger's hilarious, wildly expressive illustrations.”—Booklist, ALA