David Melling - Hugless Douglas and the Big Sleep - Hachette Children's Group

Hugless Douglas and the Big Sleep

By David Melling

  • Paperback
  • £6.99

A new edition of this bestselling story with a striking new cover.

Hugless Douglas is going to a sleepover in this third adventure in the hugely popular series - a perfect book for bedtime and hugtime.

Hugless Douglas is very excited about Rabbit's sleepover, but he collects so many friends along the way that soon it's a big squash in Rabbit's small burrow! How will they ever get to sleep?

This is the third adventure in the hugely popular series, which has sold over 1.4 million copies in 26 languages to date. David Melling is one of the UK's best-loved author-illustrators and his stories combine brilliantly imaginative illustrations with an endearing sense of what it is like to be a small child learning about the world.

Hello, Hugless Douglas! was a World Book Day picture book in 2014 and a number one bestseller, selling over 450,000 copies.

'A new Hugless Douglas book is always a cause for celebration.' Daily Mail

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781444901498
  • Publication date: 12 Jan 2017
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Hodder Children's Books
A lovely book for going to sleep to, or to share when your child has a guest for a sleepover — Junior
Thoroughly enjoyable — School Librarian
[This] third book about Douglas the brown bear is as funny and compelling as the first — The Northern Echo
Combines brilliantly imaginative illustrations with an endearing sense of what it is like to be a small child — Liverpool Echo
Perfect snuggle-up bedtime fare — The Bookseller
Hugless Douglas has found his way into children's hearts ... He is such a lovely character — Parents In Touch

Praise for Hugless Douglas:

A charming and endearing tale. - Bookseller

A thoroughly enjoyable experience. - Bookbag

Douglas will no doubt become a hit as he is such a lovable character.

— Families South West
As ever, the illustrations are a particular joy — School Librarian
Another warm and charming story featuring the amiable but often bewildered Douglas. Wonderful. — Peters Gazette
The whole book works very well, being both funny and silly and yet, also, charming and relevant to small children. — Bookbag
Beautifully illustrated, with uncomplicated, funny text, this is perfect snuggle-up bedtime fare. — Bookseller
A lovely book for going to sleep to, or share when your child has a guest for a sleepover. — Junior
Hugless Douglas has found his way into children's hearts. — Parents In Touch
As ever the illustrations are a particular joy. — School Librarian