In her debut picture book, Simona Ciraola creates an endearing tale of friendship, beautifully illustrated with buoyant wit and the perfect story to share.An endearing tale of friendship, beautifully illustrated with buoyant wit and the perfect story to share, now available in board book format.
Ever feel like you need a hug, a really big hug from someone? That's how Felipe the little cactus feels, but his family can be pretty prickly . . . So one day Felipe sets off to find a friend and, just maybe. that long awaited hug.
This is one of the loveliest and heart-warming stories around, with gorgeous illustrations to boot. A wonderful picture book that deserves a spot on your bookshelves. * BookTrust *
This is a really special read, beautifully illustrated, and laid out in a way to pluck perfectly at heartstrings. A book to make you want to cuddle up and share a big hug with a small person that you love. * Waterstones *
Ciraolo's softly drawn cartoon cacti radiate charm- Felipe has a tiny pink flower on his head and a range of emotive expressions. * Publishers Weekly *