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While We Can't Hug

Written by Eoin McLaughlin

Illustrated by Polly Dunbar

Part of the A Hedgehog and Tortoise Story Series

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A gorgeous, uplifting, inspiring picture book that makes social distancing fun!

From the team behind the bestselling The Hug, a heart-warming picture book that shows us ways to be affectionate while social distancing. 


While We Can't Hug Synopsis

Hedgehog and Tortoise were the best of friends. They wanted to give each other a great, big hug. But they weren't allowed to touch. Don't worry, said Owl. There are lots of ways to show someone you love them. So the two friends wave to each other, blow kisses, sing songs, dance around and write letters. And even though they can't hug and they can't touch, they both know that they are loved.

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ISBN: 9780571365609
Publication date: 25/06/2020
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780571365609
Publication date: 25th June 2020
Author: Eoin McLaughlin
Illustrator: Polly Dunbar
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 32 pages
Suitable for: Baby and Toddler, 3+ readers, 5+ readers
Collections: Our favourite children's books of 2020,

About Eoin McLaughlin

Eoin was born in Ireland and now lives in Peckham with his wife and their baby. When he's not hugging them, he's writing more stories. This is his debut picture book, with many more in the pipeline.

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