“Hello, Cutie!” is a cute book about cute things and the (sometimes cute) people who create those things.

That description will be enough to divide readers of this review into two camps. The first will have already stopped reading, so off-putting do they find cuteness in all its cloying sweetness; the second will be happy to learn of a book that will tell them more about a quality that has added fantasy and fun to their lives. Both groups — those still reading, and those who’ve stopped — will have made the right decision.

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