Hugo: The Boy With the Curious Mark
Hardback | Apr 2019 | Red Paper Kite Publishing | 9780648450207 | 40pp | 255x255mm | Forthcoming | GEN | AUD$26.99, NZD$28.99
Age range 5+
HUGO was born with a beautifully curious mark. Although it’s something special, HUGO is concerned: he has never seen a rainbow mark on anyone else. Determined to find that someone else, HUGO sets out on a rollercoaster of emotion and adventure. He searches crowded spots in his city ,experiencing a rich array of human difference. His quest seems to be in vain. But just as he gives up, something amazing happens ...
This gentle and heart-warming story explores how it feels to be different, with a contemporary edge that will resonate with modern readers. HUGO will help children understand the importance and power of acceptance, no matter what types of differences they may encounter in others.