Slug Needs a Hug
Written by Jeanne Willis
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Shortlisted for the Laugh-Out-Loud Book Awards 2016 -Picture Book Category - April 2015 Book of the Month - Julia Eccleshare's Pick of the Month Best-selling Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross have created many fabulous picture books together. Here, the weedy and whiny little slug is just longing for a hug! How can he make his mum give him one? All the animals he asks give him tips. A furrier and fluffier look, trotters and a tail, horns and a moustache, a pair of wings, and any number of noses. Will all of those tempt the slimy slug’s mum to give him a hug? Tony Ross’s hilarious illustrations of the misguided slug match Jeanne Willis’s ebullient rhyming text perfectly. ~ Julia Eccleshare
Julia Eccleshare's Picks of the Month April 15
Slug Needs a Hug by Jeanne Willis
You Can't Take an Elephant on the Bus by Patricia Cleveland-Peck
Where's the Elephant? by Barroux
Migloo's Day by William Bee
Slug Needs a Hug by Jeanne Willis
When it begins to bug slug that his mummy doesn't hug him, he leaves home to find out why. Kitten suggests he should be furrier, so he puts on a woolly hat, while Bird suggests he needs a beak. Soon, Slug has a new look, will his mummy hug him now?
Praise for Boa's Bad Birthday
A hilarious way to encourage young children to accept presents gracefully. -- Vanessa Lewis Booksellers Choice, The Bookseller
Praise for Cottonwool Colin
Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross's robust sense of humour, plain common sense and pure fun in addressing all that is most mad about our attitudes to parenting make them essential for readers aged 4+ Amanda Craig, The Times
About the Author
Interest Age: To 5
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Andersen Press Ltd
2nd April 2015
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Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press
Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.
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