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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How many times can you say “Hug”? My wife and I discovered Hug while shopping for a baby gift, and ended up buying a copy ourselves.

Sep 22, Kris Dersch rated it it was amazing Shelves: The fact that readers alboeough the ability to personalize the tale with their own ad-libbing makes the story perfect for my little one, who never fails to feel concern for Bobo’s plight, and tremendous reassurance in the knowledge that the missing Mommy always comes back to her beloved baby. But that doesn’t mean that it is less than any other picture book.

Dec 24, Kate Puleo Unger rated it really liked it Shelves: Refresh and try again.

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We can notify you when this item is back in stock. Just try to resist Jez Alborough’s latest charmer! Ever feel like you need a hug? What a great idea. The pictures and contents are so well done and a pleasure for any age to read. The story has a happy ending and one, which will touch a 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.


Aug 13, Kalynda rated it liked it Shelves: The illustrations beautifully portray the expressions on the animals and the single word used in different tones conveys everything she needs to understand this story.

This wordless book is great for kids to start their imagination running. It is an exquisite, charming and delightful little book and would heartily recommend. This book hit a chord for my children and me, even though they were 6 before they first saw it.

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To ask other readers questions about Hugplease sign up. Almost wordless, the expressions tell their own story. She still loves it to this day! A really big hug from someone who loves you? Hhg first book I could read by myself! There are books that use many more words that fail to capture the beauty of that bond nearly as well as this book. By Oh Fiddly Sticks I first saw this book a few months back bug thought it looked good, but lacked imagination.


I love reading it to her too. If you ever feel bummed out about the level of physical affection in your life, sit with this.

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Adorable, vibrant, a storytime favorite. Hug tells the story of a young chimpanzee who is wandering the jungle alone.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Hug is one of my all time favorite children’s book. Board Book32 pages. I could see the animals moving through the pictures. Physically smaller book – would be best in small group or one on one.

I would strongly recommend this book to every new parent! The jungle and the animals Bobo encounters are rich and vibrant, and Bobo’s facial expressions tell the story better than words ever could. Aug 02, Gwen Marie rated it really liked jze Shelves: Once again, Alborough does a fantastic job with his gug illustrations.