The beautiful One Hug is out today in the US published by Katherine Tegen Books! Told in fun rhymes by Katrina Moore and playfully illustrated by Julia Woolf, One Hug celebrates the many ways we embrace our loved ones, from soft and strong hugs to warm and snug!
As a family wakes up to begin preparing for the arrival of their immigrant relatives, the littlest girl begins to feel left out and nervous. But an encouraging brother and the welcoming arms of her grandma help end the day with a belly full of food, jars full of fireflies, and all in cozy, snuggly slumber.
From the dazzling talents of debut author Katrina Moore and illustrator Julia Woolf comes a fun, cuddly story that reminds readers how one simple hug can go a long, happy way. A perfect read-aloud to share in classrooms or at bedtime!
What’s your favorite way to hug?
Praise for One Hug:
The excitement is catching, and readers would need hearts of stone not to moved by the family togetherness on display. By the end, readers will be searching out hugs of their own. The book amply demonstrates that ‘hugging makes us family.
The simple rhyming text describes the many ways loved ones may hug. Although the text focuses on different kinds of hugs, the overall story manages to dig deeper into the many facets of love, affection, and what makes a family. An enjoyable read-aloud to be shared one-on-one or in a small group setting. Recommended.
School Library Journal
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