Hug Time by Patrick McDonnellHug Time by Patrick McDonnell

Hug Time

byPatrick McDonnell

Board Book | January 2, 2012

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The New York Times bestselling book that celebrates love and hugs--from beloved MUTTS cartoonist and Caldecott honor-winning artist Patrick McDonnell!

There was once a kitten so filled with love he wanted to give the whole world a hug! Jules the kitten (also known in the MUTTS cartoons as "Shtinky Puddin'") knows that hugs can make the world a better place. So he makes a "Hug To-Do List"--with the endangered species of the world at the top--and travels the globe to show all of the animals that someone cares. From Africa to the North Pole to his own back yard, Jules proves a hug is the simplest--but kindest--gift we can give. With its gently environmental theme, this joyous rhyming story about sharing love is an ideal gift year-round.
Patrick McDonnell is the author and illustrator of Tek: The Modern Cave Boy, Thank You and Good Night, A Perfectly Messed-Up Story, The Monsters' Monster, and Me...Jane, a Caldecott Honor Book. He is also the creator of the internationally syndicated comic strip Mutts, which inspired his picture books The Gift of Nothing, Hug Time, and...
Title:Hug TimeFormat:Board BookDimensions:30 pages, 6 × 5 × 0.65 inPublished:January 2, 2012Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316182958

ISBN - 13:9780316182959


Rated 5 out of 5 by from So so cute This book is simply adorable. It is so much fun to read and the illustrations are wonderful. Definitely recommended!
Date published: 2016-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from sweetest book My children love this book and have for many years (they are 4 & 7 now), it teaches about caring for the special creatures that share this very big planet with us. I like to give it as a gift for young children or even for a different baby shower present. Best of all hugs are called for at the end of the reading - who can resist that!
Date published: 2009-03-31

Editorial Reviews

"McDonnell's work once again proves to be silly, sweet and even timeless."-The New York Times Book Review