celebrates the pleasure of giving and receiving good hugs, as well. Hug. Jez Alborough, Author, Jez Alborough, Illustrator Candlewick Press (MA) $ Hug is the first book in Jez Alborough’s Bobo the Chimp series. Bobo needs a hug but he’s lost and can’t find his mum. Will he ever get the hug he needs?. Hug by Jez Alborough, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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While she showed interest in other board books, nothing captivated her in the same way that Hug did.

She still loves it to this day! It is a perfect book for snuggling down to sleep, and in my house it practically guarantees sweet dreams. A really big hug from someone who loves you? We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. The book uses just three words hug, Bobo, and Mommyand this minimalist approach serves to highlight Alborough’s rich artwork.

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The story has a happy ending and one, which will touch albkrough soft spot in everyo Book Review 9 – Hug — Jez Alborough This story is one, which I believe relates to all humans, as all of us during a certain point in our lives will have wanted a hug from our mothers. We all want a hug.


All the monkey said was “hug” he showed he wanted attention and wanted his mommy. Highly jze it for any age – a new classic! My [kid] loves, loves, loves this book! Lists with This Book. The Best Books of Jan 11, Pam rated it liked it Shelves: And of course we are treated to a touching reunion with Mom. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. By A Customer This is a fantastic picture book First, in its simplicity of language, for there are only three words in this story.

Few childrens’ books are as tender and entertaining as this one.

Nov 21, Claire rated it it was amazing Shelves: But I think that kindergarten is a good last age to read it, because it introduces basic communication skills and very beginner level reading to kids. Apr 07, Craig Sisterson rated it liked it Shelves: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Jun 02, Sara Rad rated it it was amazing Shelves: It is amazing how through the expressions on the monkey’s face and the size of the font on the word ‘hug’ can convey such a strong message.

L Soria “Cal Gal”, California. We’re read it so many times that he actually reads the pages now as soon as I turn them.


I think this is suitable for 0 – 5yrs as it offers a diverse wealth of topic matters that you can strategically use it to keep children interested. A Zimmerman “anitazim”, Missouri My daughter has loved this book since she was 1 yr old now almost 3yrs old.

Rachel, Utah Few childrens’ books are as tender and entertaining as this one. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. These exotic creatures are a great learning opportunity for younger readers to identify, imitate, even spell the names of each animal. Everytime the word hug appears, we hug. View all 3 comments.

I first saw this book a few months back and thought it looked good, but lacked imagination. Sure to be a classic. Feb 20, Brissa rated it it was amazing.

– Hug – Readers Say

The illustrations of this book are bold and effective. If you ever feel bummed out about the level of physical affection in your life, sit with this. From the tiniest children to the most esteemed elders, everyone is simply enchanted.

I have three kids: