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The Kissing Hand (Un Beso en Mi Mano)

The Kissing Hand  Un Beso en Mi Mano Audrey Penn Tanglewood Press
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In The Kissing Hand we are introduced to Chester Raccoon. Chester is going off to school but, as this is a new  experience, he is scared. He tells his mother he does not want to go and she tells him of The Kissing Hand. 
I read this book and it's follow up, A Pocketful of Kisses, with Junior. It quickly became a favorite read. He also wanted a kissing hand. Once I filled his hand with kisses, he insisted on f…