Adorable baby chimpanzee, Bobo is on the hunt. It seems every animal in the jungle is getting a big hug except him. With every cuddling pair he passes, his one word of text becomes louder and sadder as he wails, “HUG!” At last, his mother appears, running toward him yelling, “BOBO!” He runs to her, crying, “MOMMY!” and gets the biggest hug ever.
Alborough’s skilled marker pen drawings are lush, detailed and beautiful. His measured choice of three words of text is brilliantly executed. This story bursts with feeling and charm.
It started out as a bad day for little yellow bird, little white dog, little orange fox, and little brown squirrel. Until . . .
A wonderful, uplifting story that gently teaches young children how to deal with life’s small disappointments.