Ever feel like you need a really big bear hug?
David Melling is one of the leading children's author/illustrators today and this perfect match of humour and endearing artwork launches a new character with huge potential on the Hodder Picture book list. Douglas is a brown, huggable, lovable bear, and he wakes up one morning in need of a hug. He goes to try and find one -- but none of them seem quite right. Join Douglas on his search for the perfect bear hug!
About the Author
David Melling has been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Smarties Book Award. Before becoming an internationally-acclaimed and best-selling author / illustrator, David worked as a photographer and as an animation artist for films including the much-loved Father Christmas by Raymond Briggs. He was born in Oxford and still lives near the city with his wife and two children. His picture book The Tale of Jack Frost was animated and shown on BBC1 on Christmas Day with a voice over by Hugh Laurie and it was shortlisted for the Pulcinella Award 2005 for 'Best TV Movie' category.
A charming and endearing tale about searching for the right one. - BooksellerA thoroughly enjoyable experience. - BookbagDouglas... will no doubt become a hit as he is such a lovable character. - Families South WestMake sure this adorable books is top of the pile for bedtime reads. - Maternity & Infant... the perfect bedtime book. - Booktrust.org.ukGood for a bedtime snuggle-up. - Cork Evening Echo
Series: Hugless Douglas
For Ages: 2 - 4 years old
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 2nd September 2010
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.0 x 25.5 x 0.5
Weight (kg): 0.21
Edition Number: 1