The Big Book of Hugs

The Big Book of Hugs: A Barkley the Bear Story

Title: The Big Book of Hugs: A Barkley the Bear Story
Authors: Nick Ortner and Alison Taylor
Illustrator: Michelle Polizzi
Publisher: Hay House Inc (2016)
ISBN: 978-1401951726
Barkley the Bear has to take care of everyone in the forest as part of the family business which involves hugging the other animals. Anxious he won’t be able to do a good job his papa shows him there are many hugs – extra long, surprise, kiss on the cheek, tornado, pick-me-up hugs. It doesn’t take Barkley long to see how important his job is. “Even though hugs don’t cost anything… you still get a lot in return!”

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