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Slug Needs a Hug

When it begins to bug slug that his mummy doesn't hug him, he leaves home to find out why. Kitten suggests he should be furrier, so he puts on a woolly hat, while Bird suggests he needs a beak. Soon, Slug has a new look, will his mummy hug him now?
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A hilarious delight from the award-winning team of Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross.

About the Author

Jeanne Willis (Author) Jeanne Willis was born in St Albans and trained as an advertising copywriter at Watford College. She worked for various agencies creating press adverts and TV, cinema and radio commercials. She is now a full-time writer. Her hobbies include gardening, reading (non-fiction), natural history and collecting caterpillars. Jeanne has also worked on scripts for TV, including Polly Pocket and The Slow Norris, and a pilot TV series for Dr Xargle. She lives in North London with her husband and two children.Tony Ross (Illustrator) Tony Ross has illustrated over 800 books, which are published all over the world. Dr Xargle's Book of Earth Tiggers was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and Tadpole's Promise won the Silver Medal in the Smarties Prize 2003. He was the British choice for the Andersen Medal 2004. The Nanny Goat's Kid was shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2010. He lives in Rutland.


"Preposterously outrageous and hilarious series of transformations, captured by Ross's brilliant illustrations as Willis's verse romps along to its warm and touching conclusion." * Daily Mail * "Hilarious illustrations... match Jeanne Willis's ebullient rhyming text perfectly." * Julia Eccleshare, Lovereading BOTM * "Driving rhyme and amusing resolution and Ross' illustrations are the perfect complement. Just begs to be read aloud, buy, buy, buy!" * Peters eGazette, Books of the Week * "Lots of laugh-out-loud moments and a very sweet ending" -- Fiona Noble * The Bookseller * "Wonderful illustrations... humour and a lovely ending. We all really enjoyed this." * Little Booktastic Blog *

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