Hedgehog & Friends

Category: Book
Illustrated By: Dunbar, Polly
By (author): McLaughlin, Eoin
Series: Hedgehog & Friends
Subject:  JUVENILE FICTION / General
  YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Friendship
Audience: general/trade
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Published: September 2021
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 56
Size: 9.88in x 9.88in x .24in
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From The Publisher*<p><b><font size="+1"></b><b>A beautiful, heartwarming picture book with all the universal appeal of<i>Guess How Much I Love You</i>.</b><b></font></b><br><i><br>Hedgehog was feeling sad.</i><br><i>As sad as a hedgehog can feel.</i><br><i>So sad only one thing could help . . .</i><br><br><i>Tortoise was feeling sad.</i><br><i>As sad as a tortoise can feel.</i><br><i>So sad only one thing could help . . .</i><br><br>In this clever flipbook, both a hedgehog and a tortoise are looking for a hug. They ask all the other animals they come across but for some reason no one will hug them. Until a wise owl explains: Hedgehog is too spiky; Tortoise is too bony.<br><br>And that's when they find each other!<br><b><br>'Feels like being enveloped in your very own hug.'</b><i>Kirkus</i><br><br><b>'A smashing story time tale.'</b><i>Books for Keeps</i><br><br><b>'It's utterly lovely. It makes her face light up every time she hears it.'</b><i>The Guardian</i>Best Books of 2019</p>
Biographical Note<p>Polly Dunbar is one of the most well known illustrators working in the UK today. Polly's bestselling book,<i>Penguin</i>, has won numerous awards including the<b>BookTrust Early Year's Award</b>, the<b>Nestle Silver Children's Book Prize</b>, the<b>Red House Children's Book of the Year Award</b> and was shortlisted for the<b>Kate Greenaway Medal</b>. Polly was chosen as one of<b>BookTrust's Ten Best illustrators</b>. Polly is the illustrator of<i>Shoe Baby</i>,<i>Pat-a-Cake Baby</i>and two picture books written by David Almond. Polly created Tilly and Friends, a series which is now<b>animated on CBeebies</b>. She is also co-founder of an<b>award-winning theatre company</b>. Polly lives in the Waveny Valley, Suffolk with her partner and their two boys.<br><br>Eoin was born in Ireland and now lives in Peckham with his wife and their baby. When he's not hugging them, he's writing more stories. This is his<b>debut picture book</b>, with many more in the pipeline.</p>