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Hugh's Blue Day
Hugh's Blue Day

Hugh's Blue Day

By Karen Hodgson, Illustrated by Ross Collins


32 Pages, 8.5 x 11

Formats: Paperback Picture Book

Paperback Picture Book, $9.99 (US $9.99) (CA $11.99)

Publication Date: March 2010

ISBN 9781907432002

Rights: US & CA

Hogs Back Books (Mar 2010)

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Hugh's Blue Day is a delightful rhyming story that will appeal to any child who has had "the blues." Geared primarily to 2-5-year-olds, it features a grumpy little boy and his fun-loving mom. When Hugh refuses to play, mom tries to cheer him up by making the whole day "blue." At first Hugh is doubtful, but he soon takes up the challenge, trying to outwit mom as she strives to make everything blue: his clothes, his food, even his toothpaste. Hodgson's quirky rhymes and the infectious enthusiasm of Collins' color illustrations make this a classic picture book. 

Author Biography

Karen Hodgson is the author of Bella's Bubble, The Robot Who Couldn't Cry, and The Teeny Weeny Walking Stick. Ross Collins is an acclaimed children's book illustrator and author. He has illustrated more than 70 books, including Billy Monster's Daymare (winner of the Royal Mail Book Award),The Elephantom (shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal), and The Sea Hole (winner of the MacMillan Children's Book Prize).