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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It is truly a wonderful book about love, affection, and the bond between parent alborkugh child. Correction required to publication year 3 13 Sep 27, The monkey looked around, wanting a hug.

Repeat reading will, hopefully, instil recognition. This wordless book is great for kids to start their imagination running.

Using only the single word “hug” throughout the book, this simple, endearing story is told through Jez Alborough’s gorgeous, detailed artwork. Seeing it again I decided to buy it for my 15 month old daughter who now delights in shouting out Bobo the main character whenever the book is seen.

She still loves it to this day!

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I love this book! 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. Heartbreaking and heartwarming and overall really cute!

A simple story, told with tenderness and sincerity. Open Preview See a Problem? Give it to all expectant and new mothers you know! By A Customer This is a fantastic picture book First, in its simplicity of language, for there are only three words in this story. Of TALL, he says, “Bobo experiences feeling jdz as well as feeling tall, but in the end he learns that whatever size you are is the size you’re meant to be.


The ability to express affection overshadows our hyg list of differences. We started reading Hug to our daughter when she was just 3 months old. We can notify you when this item is back in stock. By A Customer I found this to be a boring and uneventful book My son, who loves books, squirms away when I try to read this book to him.

This is the sweetest, best book and I just love it.

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This book can essentially be for anyone that wants to get a good read. Adorable, vibrant, a storytime favorite. Aug 30, Abby Foster rated it liked it. This is an adorable story, that the children will love and empathise with. Oct 09, Nel rated it it was ok Shelves: As a matter of fact she loves all the Jez Alborough akborough with little Bobo in them!

Hug by Jez Alborough

Required Reading for All New Parents! Thank God somebody hugged that monkey, I was starting to get worried. Videos About This Book. Correction required to publication year. This book hit a chord for my children and me, even though they were 6 before they first saw it. The book can bring up many themes and albotough if read out aloud in circle time. I recommend it to parents of toddlers, up to age 3.


My son is 18 months old and loves this book. It is very simple and only has a few words throughout the entire book. My son is pre-verbal and this book is perfect for pointing and grunting.

It should be in every child’s bookshelf to be read often. What’s great about this book is that because of the jdz use of words, a parent can embellish and vary the story each time it’s read. The kind of book that will make you crazy to read but that your toddler will LOVE and request over and over.

Kez travels and adventures around the jungle in search of hugs from all types of different animals, however, he notices that each animal he meets already has someone to hug. We’re read it so many times that he actually reads the pages now as soon as I turn them.

Alboroughh best part is that since my son was born his nickname was “Bobo” so he thinks this book was written just for him! Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Hug is my all time favorite picture book. As the build-up has led you to believe, he eventually finds him Mummy and gets his long awaited hug.