Review: Loading Penguin Hugs: Heartwarming Comics from Chibird

Loading Penguin Hugs

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
Author: Jessica Chen
Released: November 13th 2018
Received: NetGalley
Rating: 4 kitties

I received a copy of Loading Penguin Hugs through NetGalley in exchange for a fair and honest review.

Loading Penguin Hugs has got to be one of the cutest books I’ve read in quite some time. The whole book is full of single page comics and words of encouragement, but it’s all just so happy and cheerful. It’s impossible not to smile while reading.

You may recognize the style and name of the comic, Chibird. This is the same one we all know and love from the internet, however the publisher promised that the book is full of all new comics. So if you think you’ve seen them all, guess again! Plus I’ve been told that the physical copy comes with stickers, which sounds amazing.

Jessica Chen has been behind Chibird for years, actively seeking to help bring cheer and joy to others. It’s hard not to appreciate and respect that goal of hers. It’s not every day you see somebody that caring or wholesome.

I really enjoyed reading Loading Penguin Hugs. Many of the pages made me smile, some made me laugh, and others gave me a wistful sensation. Regardless of which emotion they made me feel at the time, the overall feeling was a positive one. Honestly, I think it would do a lot of us some good to see a different one of these images every day (note to self: check and see if there’s a 365 calendar of Chibird comics).


About Liz (AKA Cat)

I am an avid animal lover, photographer, reader, and much more. While my photography blog is feeling a bit neglected at the moment, the other sites I'm involved in are going strong. ✧I review books, comics, and basically anything else in the literary world over at Quirky Cat's Fat Stacks (of Books). ✧I review comics and books, as well as write content for Word of the Nerd. ✧I review comics for Monkeys Fighting Robots. ✧I write content for Screen Rant and CBR. ✧I write book reviews for The Review Crew.
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