David Melling - Tree Goblins - Hachette Children's Group

Tree Goblins

Book 2

By David Melling

  • Paperback
  • £4.99

A fantastic new series written and illustrated by the bestselling David Melling.

Beware - there are goblins living among us! Within these pages lies a glimpse into their secret world. But read quickly, and speak softly, in case the goblins spot you...

When tree goblins Butterfingers and Mildew lose their egglets, they must enlist the help of Two-Conks the tree and fellow goblin Drip, the inventor of Sock-Sucking. Can the gang find the baby egglets before a snootle-pig does?

A riotous, laugh-out-loud funny series for younger readers from the bestselling author of Hugless Douglas, David Melling.

Biographical Notes

David Melling has been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal, the Smarties Book Award and the Independent Booksellers Award. His Hugless Douglas books have sold over 1.4 million copies worldwide, and the loveable brown bear has starred in a World Book Day book as well as his own theatre show. 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.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780340930496
  • Publication date: 15 May 2008
  • Page count: 128
  • Imprint: Hodder Children's Books
The language is witty and the story is full of slapstick humour ... A book to inspire early morning walks in the woods — School Librarian
With easy-to-read text broken up by comical line drawings this book is ideal for newly emerging readers and the exciting story content will encourage even reluctant readers — Family Interest Magazine
Hilarious illustrations and gloriously ridiculous details ... Exhilarating — Carousel
'A fantastic new series from David Melling.' — Starred review, Publishing News
Pitched perfectly for both boys and girls — Families Oxfordshire
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