Big Hugs, Little Hugs

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Overview


A joyful picture book about love from the #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator of If You Give a Mouse a Cookie!

Big or small,
Furry or not,
Here or there,
Inside or out,
Everyone hugs all over the world.

With bold and beautiful art, mega-selling author and artist Felicia Bond crafts a picture book filled with animals hugging across the globe that celebrates the universality of love. Perfect for Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day, bedtime, naptime, or any time that parent and child simply want to snuggle together.

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Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly
This jubilant ode to the joys of hugging boldly announces its message on the first page: “Everyone hugs all over the world.” What follows are tidy snippets of text that declare what animals like to hug (“Cats hug/ Dogs hug/ Bears hug/ Hogs hug”), as well as where, how, and when this hugging takes place. Bond (the If You Give... series) works in torn- and cut-paper collage, her cheerful animal families showing various happy emotions, from elated roosters hugging on an indoor perch to contented rabbits embracing under an abstract sun. Stark white pages contrast with the bright colors and soft textures of the various papers Bond uses; geographical locations are just hinted at—a few brushstrokes create a snowy scene for two deer, while a polka-dot sun hangs over foxlike robots that prove that, even in the future, hugging is still a celebrated way to show one’s affection. The book’s many whimsical touches should prove both comforting and entertaining. Agency: namelos. Ages 3–up. (Jan.)
Children's Literature - Lisa Colozza Cocca
Although the combination of a simple theme, hugs, and collage illustrations might hold a toddler's interest as a lap book, it falls short of becoming one of those books a toddler requests again and again. Bond uses a combination of solid and print papers of varying textures in the illustrations of the happy characters. Despite this, the illustrations often appear flat and lifeless. There is also a noticeable lack of human hugs in the book. The illustrations include robots and animals, present and past (dinosaurs). The brief text has a natural rhythm that makes it an easy read-aloud for toddler story hours. However, in less than sixty words the author covers multiple toddler concepts. These include animal families, directional concepts (upstairs/downstairs), size (big/little), and time concepts (winter/summer). The concepts are sandwiched between opening and closing spreads that express the same theme: everyone hugs. The book's greatest appeal would be to a young toddler happily ensconced in a care giver's lap. Reviewer: Lisa Colozza Cocca
School Library Journal
PreS-Gr 1—Short and sweet, this ode to the embrace emphasizes that "Everyone hugs all over the world." Employing cheerful imagery and a concise narrative, Bond uses each page to show when, where, and how a different creature hugs. Preschoolers will be immediately drawn to the variety of smiling creatures depicted (many unnamed, but familiar for the most part), while older kids will appreciate the array of simple opposite pairings. "Upstairs/Downstairs/Inside/Outside/… Big hugs/Little hugs/In winter/And summer…." Amusingly, the author even includes a dinosaur family "In the past" and some smiling robotic creatures "…In the future." Charming line drawings of parent-and-child animal pairs, inked on collaged handmade paper, perfectly complement the precious subject matter. Cut origami-paper accents add personality to Bond's already pleasant art. While perhaps not literally true that octopuses, hippos, and chickens all hug, the pleasure shared is aptly conveyed. A good choice for storytime repertoires.—Jayne Damron, Farmington Community Library, MI
Kirkus Reviews
Bond, illustrator of the If You Give… series, falls short in her attempt to celebrate hugs of all kinds everywhere. Despite an illustrative technique that resembles collage with various textured papers, the mostly bright and seemingly tactile creatures still appear flat as they lie upon stark white backgrounds. The brief text begins with the statement, "Everyone hugs all over the world." The litany of mostly opposite pairs fails to engage young readers as the pages flip by. First comes a list of different animal hugs (cats/dogs, hamsters/hippos), followed by directional concepts (upstairs/downstairs, inside/outside, here/there) and then more opposites (winter/summer, day/night). The last two double-page spreads come full circle to reiterate the initial declaration. The final spread then shows all of the animals featured in the story, reduced in size and floating around the Earth. Though individual illustrations display Bond's customary whimsy, poor contrast in some makes the animals difficult to distinguish. She is to be applauded for expanding beyond her usual style, but this métier needs more development—or perhaps a real narrative line—to work well. Although obviously well-intentioned, there is little here to set this apart from the multitude of books on hugs and other demonstrations of affection. Pass. (Picture book. 2-4)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780399256141
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/3/2012
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 3 years
  • Product dimensions: 8.88 (w) x 10.24 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author


Felicia Bond is the New York Times bestselling creator of The Day It Rained Hearts, The Halloween Play, Tumble Bumble, Poinsettia and the Firefighters, and Poinsettia and Her Family. She is also the illustrator of the mega-selling If You Give . . . book series, which began with If You Give a Mouse a Cookie. She lives in New Mexico.
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