Dorien van ‘t Ende

Helen Robinson

Release Date:
June 2022


24cm x 24cm Picture Book

Age group:


How Hedgehog Found His Smile

Resilient Hedgehog


Hedgehog is heartbroken! He has lost his toy crocodile. He searches here, there and everywhere, but Crocodile is nowhere to be found. Will Hedgehog ever smile again? How Hedgehog found his smile is about dealing with loss, determination, asking for and accepting help from others and acceptance of what has happened.

Key Words

#Loss #Determination #AcceptingHelp #ChildrensBooks #Resilience #Positivity

Key Selling Points:

  • A The story describes challenges and situations to which a child can relate.
  • The beautifully detailed illustrations encourage a child to explore what’s happening in the story.
  • Written in rhyming text perfect for reading aloud.
  • Triggers for discussion are shown throughout the story including extra characters and talking points.
  • The website supports each story with downloadable resources for parents/teachers.
  • Engages parents with children and with teachers.

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