Author(s): Caroline B. Cooney
I'm going to give you a bear hug. A show you how much I care hug. A good night Sleep tight Way beyond compare hug. I'm Going to Give You a Bear Hug!, written by New York Times bestselling author Caroline B. Cooney and illustrated by Tim Warnes, now comes in a smaller board book edition perfect for little hands. It's a playful and comforting bedtime book that imagines all the wonderful ways a child might give and receive a hug. 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 their way through all the imaginative examples. Cooney's sweet, whimsical rhymes encourage playful interaction between parent and child and ultimately help them wind down before they snuggle into bed and drift off to sleep.
Caroline B. Cooney was born in New York, grew up in Connecticut, and now lives in South Carolina. Caroline is the author of 90 Young Adult novels in many genres, and her books have sold over fifteen million copies. I'm Going to Give You a Bear Hug is her first picture book. It's based on a verse she wrote for her own children, Louisa, Sayre and Harold, who are grown now.