I’m Going to Give You a Bear Hug!
By Caroline B. Cooney / Zondervan
Whether it’s a big bear, gasp for air, knock over a chair hug or a wet and drippy, slimy, slippy fish hug, children will giggle all the way through the imaginative examples of different kinds of hugs a child might give or receive. Cooney’s sweet and simple rhymes encourage playful interaction between parent and child and ultimately help them wind down before they snuggle into bed and drift off to sleep. Hardcover, 32 pages, from Zonderkidz.
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I’m going to give you a Bear Hug! gives fun descriptive ways to give and receive various types of hugs which involve ten different animals; bears, dogs, cats, horses, ducks, pigs, fish, whales, caterpillars, and sheep.
There are no references to Biblical Scripture mentioned in I’m going to give you a Bear Hug!. The first thing that blew me away was the amazing illustrations done by Tim Warnes. The illustrations were quite colorful, softly lined/penned, and perfect for attracting the eyes of a young reader.