I Send You A Hug

I Send You A Hug

a reassuring story for children missing a loved one


A lyrical, heart-warming message of love from someone far away

When Big Bear and Little Bear have to say goodbye, Big Bear tells Little Bear about all the ways she'll send a hug from afar:

I can change my hug into bird song early in the morning,
or into the sea so I can wave at you when you are on the beach.

Join Little Bear on his adventure to discover all the many different ways to feel a hug from a loved one, even when apart.

A soothing and uplifting story for every child who is missing someone.

About the authors

Anne Booth

Anne Booth has had all sorts of jobs, including washing up in a restaurant, working as a tour guide in a haunted almshouse, bookselling, teaching English in Italy, lecturing at university and being a long-term carer for her elderly parents. She has published 25 children's books and Small Miracles is her first novel for adults. All her childhood and teenage years she wanted to be a nun, and although she has ended up happily married with four children, she still feels inspired by the many kind nuns and religious Sisters she has met.
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Åsa Gilland (Illustrator)

Åsa Gilland is an illustrator who comes from a background of graphic and surface design. She works in a combination of traditional and digital media and besides illustrating a number of children's books, her work has been featured in editorials, on textiles and stationary.

Åsa has lived in seven countries and loves to travel near and far with her two sons. She now lives in Indonesia with her family and two cats. Learn more about her work at asagilland.com, and follow her on Instagram at @asagilland.
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