Daybreak North | Dec 12, 2012 | 7:51

Author transitions from dark poetry to "Kiss, Tickle, Cuddle, Hug"

Susan Musgrave is known for dark poetry and novels tackling stories of drug dealers and death row. But now she's tackling an even tougher audience- toddlers. She spoke with Betsy Trumpener about her new book, "Kiss, Tickle, Cuddle, Hug.

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