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Big Hug for Little Cubby Lorie Ann Grover
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Cuddle up for a sweet bedtime story!
Little Cub is a cute and curious lion cub on a big adventure. Follow along as he travels with his mother safely by his side, exploring a world full of small discoveries and large wonders.
With lyrical rhymes and cuddly illustrations in a soft padded board book format, BIG HUG FOR LITTLE CUB is a reassuring tale of toddler curiosity and a parent's joy at seeing their little one hard at play from morning till night.
"Readers follow the adventures of a golden yellow lion cub from daybreak to nightfall. Grover narrates the cub's journey in punchy couplets ('We run free./ So much to see./ Grasses sway./ I lead the way') as he pounces after a brown bird (who doesn't seem to mind all that much), rests under a tree with his lioness mother, and tussles with another small lion. Kightley's paintings, if a tad generic in their nonthreatening sweetness, maintain a gentle sense of rowdy fun, and she tucks small details into each scene (a mole here, a beetle there) that invite quiet moments of seek-and-find interactivity. Ages 3 — up. Author's agent: Elizabeth Harding, Curtis Brown." Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
About the Author
Lorie Ann Grover is an author for children of all ages. Lorie's board books include BEDTIME KISS FOR LITTLE FISH, and HUG HUG! Her novels are LOOSE THREADS, ON POINTE, and HOLD ME TIGHT. She is the co-founder of readergrlz.com and readertotz.com. Lorie Ann lives in Sumner, WA, but you can find her at www.lorieanngrover.com.
Rosalinda Kightley is a full-time illustrator of books for children. She lives with her husband and three children in the UK.
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