Synopses & Reviews
Bobo needs a hug. But his friends don't seem to understand. & quot; Hug, & quot; he implores, time and again. Time and again his puzzled pals from the smallest chameleon to the tallest giraffe shrug and cuddle with their jungle mothers. As the lonely chimp's plea escalates, his friends grow concerned. Can the elephants lead Bobo to his heart's desire? Jez Alborough, the acclaimed author-illustrator of Where's My Teddy?, It's the Bear, and My Friend Bear transforms a total of three words and some of the most tenderly expressive animals ever created into an endearing tribute to love and belonging.
"From the warm golden cover to the animal grins at the end, Alborough's simplicity results in another gem." Gay Lynn Van Vleck, School Library Journal
"This warmly inviting tale is bound to inspire many a loving snuggle during storytime." Kirkus Reviews
Need a hug? Bobo the chimp is in search of one in this best-selling picture-book charmer of very few words and very big heart. Now Hug is more irresistible than ever, with a cuddly companion Bobo that will have readers of all ages opening their arms!
About the Author
Jez Alborough and his wife live in London, where they both like to practice Shiatsu, a form of Japanese massage. The author-illustrator also enjoys guitar playing, laughing, roller-skating, learning how to do new things, and juggling, a hobby he finds relaxing when working on a book and has been known to demonstrate in bookstores.