David Melling - We Love You, Hugless Douglas! - Hachette Children's Group

We Love You, Hugless Douglas!

By David Melling

  • Hardback
  • £11.99

A brand new Hugless Douglas adventure from the critically acclaimed author, David Melling.

The fourth Hugless Douglas adventure in this bestselling series with 1.4 million copies sold to date in 26 languages.

When Douglas goes on a best friend hunt with Flossie the sheep, everyone seems to have a best friend except him! Perhaps what Douglas is looking for is right under his nose...

David Melling is one of the UK's best-loved author-illustrators and his fourth book about Douglas the brown bear 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.

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

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781444908299
  • Publication date: 03 Jan 2013
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Hodder Children's Books
The illustrations show a gentle countryside in mostly shades of green, grey and apricot -- a perfect backdrop for the picturing of all the animals Douglas meets — School Librarian
This warm and funny tale tackles the subject of best friends ... This simple story is brought to life by its appealing and colourful cartoon style characters, and a good dose of child-friendly humour — Carousel
Hugless Douglas needs no introduction ... Somehow through all the daftness (the bouncing bunnies are particularly, satisfyingly, silly) the reader has been on a real emotional journey and will close the book smiling and reassured — Books For Keeps
David Melling's fourth book about Douglas is as funny and compelling as the first, combining endearing illustrations with an acute sense of what it is like to be a small child learning about the world — Family Interest Magazine
Bright and cheerful and positive — The Bookbag
Hugless Douglas goes from strength to strength ... Warm and reassuring — Parents In Touch
A lovely story about friendship and being there for others. Warm and reassuring. — 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

Praise for Don't Worry, Hugless Douglas:

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
Brought to life by its appealing and colourful cartoon style characters, and a good dose of child-friendly humour... just the sort of thing to make little ones chuckle and stimulate their growing imaginations. — Carousel
Hugless Douglas goes from strength to strength. — Parents in Touch
One of the breakthrough new picture book characters of recent years, endearing bear Douglas returns in a new title celebrating best friends and love. — Bookseller
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