Barney's Book of Hugs is a 1997 children's picture book written by Barney creator Sheryl Leach, and her son Patrick. The book was illustrated by June Valentine-Ruppe.
The book was later released by Scholastic and HIT Entertainment when Barney was purchased by HIT.
Everyone needs a hug now and again. Here Barney and his friends explore the different types of hugs and come to the conclusion that all hugs are pretty terrific.
- This book was included in the treasury of Barney's Sharing & Caring Treasury.
- An electronic visual version was included as a bonus feature to the DVD of Can You Sing That Song?, with Dean Wendt as Barney's voice.
- This book was one of ten stories to be available to read on the PBS Kids Barney website.