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Slug in Love

Illustrated by Nadia Shireen

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About The Book

From the bestselling author of Love Monster comes the irresistible story of one slug’s search for love in this endearing rhyming picture book perfect for Valentine’s Day!

Doug the slug needs a hug. But who wants to hug a slug called Doug? After a long search for someone to snuggle, lonesome Doug is ready to give up hope. But you never know when love might come flying by! Young readers will love this funny and fabulous tale that shows there’s a friend for everyone.

About The Author

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Rachel Bright is a bestselling author and illustrator, as well as being the brains behind the multi-million selling global card and gift phenomenon, the brightside. Her picture book hits include Love Monster, which has now been adapted into an irresistible TV series for CBeebies. She is also the author of a hugely popular picture book series, illustrated by Jim Field, whose titles include The Lion Inside, The Squirrels Who Squabbled, and The Koala Who Could (winner of the Sainsbury’s Book Award and the Oscar’s Book Prize). Rachel lives in Dorset, England.

About The Illustrator

Nadia Shireen has been described as one of the “best and brightest picture book creators working in Britain today” (The Observer, London). Her debut picture book Good Little Wolf received a mention in the BolognaRagazzi Opera Prima Award and won the UKLA Book Award. Other books include The Bumblebear, which was distributed to over 700,000 children as part of BookTrust’s Time to Read campaign, as well as Billy and the Beast and Billy and the Dragon. Nadia has been shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, the Waterstones Children's Book Prize, the Week Junior Book Award, the Laugh Out Loud Book Awards and the Books Are My Bag Reader Awards, and has been Writer-Illustrator in Residence for BookTrust.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books (December 14, 2021)
  • Length: 32 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781665900461
  • Grades: P - 3
  • Ages: 4 - 8
  • Lexile ® AD350L The Lexile reading levels have been certified by the Lexile developer, MetaMetrics®

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"A succinct tale with a strong message about friendship,."

– - School Library Journal

"Sweet, reassuring fun—and a story to fully embrace."

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