The Runaway Hug

byNick BlandIllustratorFreya Blackwood

January 1, 2012|
The Runaway Hug by Nick Bland
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A heartwarming, cozy story that celebrates family affection and the importance of giving back a hug.

When Lucy''s mother gives Lucy the last hug she has, Lucy promises to give it back, but first she must share it with everyone in the house - Dad, the twins, the baby and even her dog, Annie.

Along the way, the hug changes - it becomes stronger, bigger, a bit slobbery, peanut-buttery, and at one point it even runs away on her. But it always comes back to her and it''s always nice.

With charming affirmations of love on every page, parents and their children will love Freya Blackwood''s simply adorable illustrations and the familiar scenes of a slightly chaotic household just before bedtime.

Nick Bland always told family and friends he was going to be a cartoonist and a writer, and he began his career in children''s literature to bring those two loves together. He is the illustrator of I Lost My Kisses and the author of The Wrong Book, The Very Itchy Bear, The Very Cranky Bear, and A Monster Wrote Me a Letter. He lives in ...
Title:The Runaway HugFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:32 pages, 11.32 X 9.31 X 0.34 inShipping dimensions:32 pages, 11.32 X 9.31 X 0.34 inPublished:January 1, 2012Publisher:Scholastic Canada LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1443113697

ISBN - 13:9781443113694

Appropriate for ages: 3

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