★ Starred Kirkus Review

★ Starred Kirkus Review

"A sweet and simple introduction for toddlers to the ideas of consent and boundaries. Author/illustrator Leung hits all the right notes in this useful and appealing volume that reminds kids that gestures of physical affection aren’t always welcome, and that it’s OK to say, “No.” A series of vignettes presents the simple lesson, in Q-and-A fashion, in paired two-page scenes..." Link to full review below.

Will Ladybug Hug?

Will Ladybug Hug?

In Store October 30! NEW Scholastic book series featuring cute and quirky animal friends engaging daily childhood struggles. Each 40 page book is loaded with subtle humour and unexpected twists! ★ “A sweet and simple introduction for toddlers to the ideas of consent and boundaries... Clear, endearing, and important.” - Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Will Ladybug Hug?

Will Ladybug Hug?

Will Ladybug Hug interior spread.

Will Ladybug Hug?

Will Ladybug Hug?

Will Ladybug Hug interior spread.

Will Ladybug Hug?

Will Ladybug Hug?

Will Ladybug Hug interior spread.

Will Ladybug Hug?

Will Ladybug Hug?

Will Ladybug Hug interior spread.

Will Ladybug Hug?

One ladybug.


Many friends.


One timeless question: Will Ladybug Hug?

Meet Ladybug. Ladybug loves to hug! Now Ladybug is getting ready to go on a trip and wants to say good-bye to her friends. . . but will her friends want to receive a hug? Find out in this surprising and memorable storybook all about friendship, high-fives, consent, and of course, hugs.

A fresh and funny new book in creative talent Hilary Leung's series of animal question stories all about preschool milestone moments. Let Ladybug and her friends laugh, high-five, and hug their way to your heart!

★ “A sweet and simple introduction for toddlers to the ideas of consent and boundaries...Clear, endearing, and important.”

- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"An incredibly timely and important book for young people."”

- Storytime with Stephanie, Book Review