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Puku Interview: Hugging David Melling

![Lynn Joffe with 'Hugless Douglas' and David Melling][1]

By Lynn Joffe

**There’s nothing more thrilling than meeting a real live children’s book author on local shores. Especially when that author is also an illustrator. And the illustrator, an author. Which is how I start the conversation with David Melling, creator of Hugless

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