A brand new Hugless Douglas adventure from the critically acclaimed author, David Melling.
Douglas is very excited about his birthday surprise. But when the surprise turns out to be his annoying twin cousins, Douglas is sure this will be the worst birthday ever!
David Melling's bestselling 'Hugless Douglas' series has over 700,000 copies sold to date in 25 languages. Happy Birthday, Hugless Douglas is the fifth book about Douglas the brown bear, and it is as funny and compelling as the first. It combines brilliantly imaginative illustrations with an endearing sense of what it is like to be a small child learning about the world.
About the Author
David Melling has been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Smarties Book Award. Before becoming an internationally-acclaimed author-illustrator, David worked as an animation artist for films including the much-loved Father Christmas by Raymond Briggs. One of his most popular picture books The Tale of Jack Frost was animated and shown on BBC1 on Christmas Day.
A new Hugless Douglas book is always a cause for celebration. Daily Mail [Hugless Douglas is] a charming and endearing tale... one of the breakthrough picture book characters of recent years. Bookseller Hugless Douglas fits right in with the well-loved classics like Winnie the Pooh and Paddington Bear and will be remembered for years to come. Guardian Hugless Douglas has found his way into children's hearts. Parents in Touch Oozes the aah factor. Dublin Sunday Independent
Series: Hugless Douglas
Audience: Primary / High School
For Ages: 0 - 5 years old
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 8th April 2014
Dimensions (cm): 26.5 x 26.0 x 0.9
Weight (kg): 0.6
Edition Number: 1