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Muddle Cuddle

by (author) Laurel Dee Gugler

illustrated by Vlasta Van Kampen

Annick Press
Initial publish date
May 1997
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    Publish Date
    May 1997
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  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    May 1997
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Out of print

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 2 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1


Dad is relaxing in his chair when Teddy decides he wants to sit in his lap. But Dad shouldn’t get too comfortable, because now “Kitty wants to sit in your lap a little bit ... A comfy, cozy, furry, purry cuddle.”

About the authors

Toronto-based author and storyteller LAUREL DEE GUGLER is perhaps best known for her popular picture books, including There's a Billy Goat in the Garden and Monkey Tales. She has also worked as a teacher, Education Coordinator of Hamilton Children's Museum, and the founder and coordinator of a multicultural storytelling group.

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Editorial Reviews

“The watercolors that illustrate this lovely jumble of language and action are dazzlingly good.”—Globe and Mail

“A welcome addition to stories about that special father-child relationship ... a very suitable read-aloud with groups.”—Resource Links

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