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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Very appealing for the. The pictures in this book are extremely important because there aren’t very many words in the book. This Hug book really blew though.

The animals have such great faces and the story tugs on your heart. But it would make a great baby shower gift.

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It got them to really calm down and just hug themselves. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Mar 20, Hassan Ali rated it really liked it.

Bad Book, very bad book. My 3 year old needs more words than that and I am usually too tired to have to make them up. Description A tiny chimp invokes the universal language, uniting his friends in a group hug to end all group hugs. I love reading it to her too. So does our girl I suspect she thinks the corners are very tasty.

Gina Pell, San Francisco. Want to Read saving…. Once again, Alborough does a fantastic job with his child-friendly illustrations. Having pictures and very little to no words, will have children creating stories on their own while flipping the pages.


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By A Customer Back to top. By A Customer This is a fantastic picture book First, in its simplicity of language, for there are only three words in this story. Oct 09, Nel rated it it was ok Shelves: Looking forward to sharing this with my Tots in Storytime!

Ever feel like you need a hug? If you hug your own kid everytime someone in the story hugs, you will have a alboroubh time, too! This wordless book is great for kids to start their imagination running. I highly, highly recommend this book for the learning opportunities, imagination opportunities, and best of all Aug 30, Abby Foster rated it liked it. As an educator I could launch into the value this book has in alnorough emergent literacy, because the words are simple and sparse, and the illustrations are big and beautiful.

View all 3 comments. 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. The illustrations in the book are wonderful and keep my daughter’s attention without fail.

I would give this book one out of five stars because even though it is meant for beginning readers it doesn’t use many words. To ask other readers questions about Hugplease sign up.

Did he run off? The monkey looked around, wanting a hug. She makes all the animal sounds. 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.

A monkey is lost in the jungle. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Jez Alborough created a modern classic with Hugthe story of a little chimpanzee named Bobo and his quest for a hug. I love this book! Return to Book Page.


I am glad I listened to the reviews – my daughter loves it. The lack of words takes me out of the driver’s seat, albkrough leaves my month-old daughter to jabber away with her own version of what’s going on.

One simple word used throughout the story, “Hug,” and it’s a great way to create interaction. As the build-up has led you to believe, he hub finds him Mummy and gets his long awaited hug.

While the smaller board book version is ideal for tiny hands, the larger, 9″ by 11″ board book is worth seeking out just to appreciate Alborough’s artwork on a larger scale. Lists with This Book.

These exotic creatures are a great jsz opportunity for younger readers to identify, imitate, even spell the names of each animal. Looking for beautiful books? I first saw this book a few months back and thought it looked good, but lacked imagination.

The Best Books of By the time a preschooler can read this book, he or nez will have outgrown it. Review quote A fantastic picture book. All the other animals had one thing in common, they had company and the monkey was all alone.