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Hugless Douglas : Douglas Series : Book 1 - David Melling

Hugless Douglas

Douglas Series : Book 1


Published: 2nd September 2010
For Ages: 2 - 4 years old
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RRP $15.99

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. - Bookseller

A thoroughly enjoyable experience. - Bookbag

Douglas... will no doubt become a hit as he is such a lovable character. - Families South West

Make sure this adorable books is top of the pile for bedtime reads. - Maternity & Infant

... the perfect bedtime book. - Booktrust.org.uk

Good for a bedtime snuggle-up. - Cork Evening Echo

ISBN: 9780340950630
ISBN-10: 0340950633
Series: Hugless Douglas
Audience: Children
For Ages: 2 - 4 years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 2nd September 2010
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 26.6 x 26.0  x 0.4
Weight (kg): 0.22
Edition Number: 1