Daddy Hugs


By Nancy Tafuri

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$11.99 CAD



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  2. ebook (Digital original) $9.99 $12.99 CAD

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From furry bears to silky hares, Caldecott Honoree Nancy Tafuri celebrates the extra special bond between daddies and their babies in this perfect gift for Father's Day.

Little ones love daddy hugs.
Feathered hugs . . . whiskered hugs . . . cozy hugs.
Just-daddy-and-me hugs.

All across the woodlands, animal daddies and their little ones cuddle up together. From furry bear hugs to silky hare hugs, Nancy Tafuri celebrates all the hugs that are extra special because they are just-daddy-and-me hugs. A special author's note includes a list of critters to seek and find on each page, along with their scientific names.


  • Praise for Daddy Hugs:"Daddies and little ones alike will enjoy a nice snuggle while reading this book together before bed."
    School Library Journal
  • Praise for All Kinds of Kisses:
    * "Many bedtime books featuring animal sound exist, but few are executed with such skill; this one has the potential to become a classic."
    Kirkus Reviews, starred review
  • "Closer observation of Tafuri's beautifully textured watercolors rewards viewers with additional narrative.... Like the best busy day, time has flown, leaving everyone satisfied, comforted, and ready for bed."
    The Horn Book

On Sale
May 18, 2021
Page Count
24 pages
LB Kids

Nancy Tafuri

About the Author

Nancy Tafuri is recognized for her exquisitely detailed depictions of farm animals and cuddly woodland creatures. She has authored more than forty-five books for the very young, including All Kinds of Kisses and Have You Seen My Duckling?, which won a Caldecott Honor. Nancy lives in Connecticut.

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