Awards & Honors for The Giant Hug
To Sandra’s delight, one of the greatest honors that could have been paid to The Giant Hug was that it has been adopted by many primary school teachers as a way to teach young children about the mail.
Additionally, the book has been recognized in a number of traditional forums:
- A Junior Library Guild selection
- An IRA Children’s Choice 2006
- A nominee for the North Carolina Book Awards 2006
- A nominee for the California Young Reader Medal 2007
- A nominee for the Bill Martin Picture Book Award 2007-2008