Hug Time by Patrick McDonnell


Hug Time by Patrick McDonnell

Join Jules, the kitten, on his discovery of how perfect and simple love can be as he travels the globe to share a hug with everyone he meets. From port to port, from sea to sea, Jules hugs a hippo, a whale, a wombat, a panda, a giraffe and an elephant. But when he arrives in the North Pole, there doesn't seem to be anyone around to hug ...Or is there? A warm and engaging tale of love for fans of Guess How Much I Love You from internationally acclaimed MUTTS cartoonist, Patrick McDonnell, described by Peanuts creator Charles Schulz as One of the best comic strips of all time.


The illustrations are adorable and the message of kindness is perfect for introducing your little ones to the idea of altruistic love Smallish Magazine

About the Author

Patrick McDonnell is an award-winning and NY Times bestselling author and the creator of the internationally syndicated comic strip Mutts, which inspired his picture books Thank You and Good Night, The Gift of Nothing, Hug Time, and others. Patrick is involved with many animal and environmental charities. He lives in New Jersey with his wife, their rescue Jack Russell terrier, Amelie, and Not Ootie, their formerly feral cat. Visit Patrick's website,, or follow him on twitter @MUTTScomics and his instagram page, muttscomics.

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48 pages
Interest Age: From 3


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Publication date

14th January 2016



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