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    • ISBN:9780340999868
    • Publication date:07 Oct 2010

The Tale of Jack Frost

By David Melling

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The classic story about how Jack Frost came to be called Jack Frost, written and illustrated by David Melling, bestselling creator of the Hugless Douglas series.

There was once a group of trees who were fed up with living in a deep, dark and crowded valley - so they moved to the enchanted forest. But as everybody knows, trees cannot walk without magic. This is the story of how Jack, the small boy with the frozen touch, wanders in to the forest and ends up saving the magic from the greedy goblins outside. An exquisitely illustrated and beautifully told story.

'An enchanting story, perfect for frosty nights.' - Junior

David Melling is one of the UK's best-loved author-illustrators. The Hugless Douglas series has sold over 1.4 million copies in 26 languages.

Hello, Hugless Douglas! was a World Book Day picture book in 2014.

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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.

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  • ISBN: 9781444915099
  • Publication date: 02 Oct 2014
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Perfect for bedtime or first readers. — Angela McPherson, Bags of Books
Brilliant! — Child Education

PRAISE FOR DAVID MELLING'S PREVIOUS BOOKS:
1. A 'wonderfully comic little charmer ... Melling's illustrations are as snazzy and as snappy as his prose.' - THE GUARDIAN
2 'It's funny and original and an absolute delight to read aloud - a perfect bedtime read.' - THE PARENTS GUIDE
3 'The text is lively but it is the comic book-style illustrations that steal the show.' - JUNIOR
4 'A touching tale about the power of love.' - WATERSTONES BOOKS QUARTERLY

'An enchanting story, perfect for frosty nights.' — Junior
Step into Jack's wintry world for secrets to make you shiver. — Cork Evening Echo
Perfect for bedtime or first readers. — Angela McPherson, Bags of Books
Brilliant! — Child Education

PRAISE FOR DAVID MELLING'S PREVIOUS BOOKS:
1. A 'wonderfully comic little charmer ... Melling's illustrations are as snazzy and as snappy as his prose.' - THE GUARDIAN
2 'It's funny and original and an absolute delight to read aloud - a perfect bedtime read.' - THE PARENTS GUIDE
3 'The text is lively but it is the comic book-style illustrations that steal the show.' - JUNIOR
4 'A touching tale about the power of love.' - WATERSTONES BOOKS QUARTERLY

'An enchanting story, perfect for frosty nights.' — Junior
Step into Jack's wintry world for secrets to make you shiver. — Cork Evening Echo
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