Hug This Book!

Author(s): Fred Benaglia (Illustrator); Barney Saltzberg (Designed by); Meagan Bennett (Designed by)

Children

An energetic, heartfelt, and humorous ode to book love


You can spin and twirl and dance with this book.
You can listen while someone else reads it.
You can take your book to lunch.
Just do not try to feed it.


Expertly whimsical illustrations accompany this rhyming celebration of the printed book, and the attachment many of us all feel to our very favourites. The imaginative humour is balanced by earnest devotion, traits to which the young audience will relate. A sure-to-be favourite, this title will draw giggles and snuggles ... with the book itself

$24.95(AUD) RRP $25.00(AUD)

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"Whimsical and imaginative celebration of the physical book. Really lovely to read aloud, this comes with echoes of Dr Seuss. " - The Bookseller

Barney Saltzberg is an author, illustrator, and singer/songwriter who has published over 50 children's books, including the bestseller Beautiful Oops! Among the accolades for his work are a NAPPA Gold Award, a Teacher's Choice Award, and a Parents' Choice Award. Saltzberg lives in Los Angeles. Fred Benaglia has lived and worked in Paris for over 20 years, currently as artistic director for Bayard Press children's magazines. He has published numerous picture books and illustrated chapter books in France. This is his first book in English.

General Fields

  • : 9780714872841
  • : Phaidon Press Limited
  • : Phaidon Press Ltd
  • : September 2016
  • : 255mm X 229mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : October 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : illustrations
  • : Fred Benaglia (Illustrator); Barney Saltzberg (Designed by); Meagan Bennett (Designed by)
  • : Hardback
  • : 1016
  • : Fred Benaglia
  • : English
  • : [E]
  • : 32