Hug Lap-Size Board Book
|Rating||:||4.40 (787 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||32 Pages|
The story is told purely by the expression on the little chimp's face as his hopes are built up and dashed again until eventually, with a huge smile, he finds his mum and reaps the reward.Hug is a clever, unusual book that portrays the art of children's illustration at its very best: a story brought to life with the stroke of a brush through facial expressions and body language that children will immediately understand. How can it be that a book with only one word--hug--repeated throughout, can be so good? The proof is in the pudding (or the wilds of Africa) in Jez Alborough's picture book Hug, a delightful mini odyssey of a baby chimpanzee on the hunt for his mum and a cuddle. "Hug," he says, happily, at first, but then with growing despair as he sees there are no hugs for him. Ideal for sharing with small ones, this lovely book is a warm, comforting read that can
Can the elephants lead Bobo to his heart's desire? Jez Alborough transforms a total of three words — and some of the most tenderly expressive animals ever created — into an endearing tribute to love and belonging.. But his friends don't seem to understand. As the lonely chimp's plea escalates, his friends grow concerned. "Like a wordless book, the story unfolds through a series of expressive pictures.Alborough makes clear the elation the animals gain from their shared affection." —PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (starred review) Bobo needs a hug. Time and again his puzzled pals — from the smallest chameleon to the tallest giraffe — shrug and cuddle with their jungle mothers. "Hug," he implores, time and again
E. R. Bird said A heckuva huggy monkey. Virtually wordless yet convincingly lovable. That's probably the best way to describe Jez Alborough's sweet, "Hug". I'm not usually taken in by cutesy picture books. For me, if a book is going to be sweet it needs a little added spice. The kind of stuff you find in Janet Stoeke's, . This is such a feel good board book for babies and toddlers Amazon Customer This is such a feel good board book for babies and toddlers. It was a favourite for both of my sons and we buy it as a gift for friends and family.. Five Stars One of our favorite children's books!