Hug by Jez Alborough
  

Synopsis

Hug by Jez Alborough

A tiny chimp invokes the universal language, uniting his friends in a group hug to end all group hugs. Just try to resist Jez Alborough's latest charmer! Ever feel like you need a hug? A really big hug from someone who loves you? That's how Bobo, the little chimp in this book, feels. Walking through the jungle he passes lots of creatures enjoying a cuddle together: elephants, chameleons, lions, giraffes, hippos - even the snakes have got someone special to squeeze. But poor Bobo is alone. Will he ever find the hug he needs? Using only the single word hug throughout the book, this simple, endearing story is told through Jez Alborough's gorgeous, detailed artwork.

Reviews

Beautifully illustrated story of a baby chimp looking for love. A must for the very young. Almost wordless, the expressions tell their own story. Heartwarming. * Sunday Mirror * A fantastic picture book. * Baby & You * A book for anyone who has ever felt they needed a hug. * The Guardian *

About the Author

Jez Alborough

Jez Alborough is a hugely popular, award-winning author and illustrator of books for children, well-known for his stories about Bobo the chimp, star of Hug, Tall and Yes, as well as his tales about Eddy and the Bear, which inspired a BAFTA-winning animated TV series. He lives in Richmond, Surrey.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Jez Alborough
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Author's Website

www.jezalborough.com/

Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

5th August 2002

ISBN

9780744582734


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