David Melling - Hugless Douglas and the Great Cake Bake - Hachette Children's Group

Hugless Douglas and the Great Cake Bake

Board Book

By David Melling

  • Board book
  • £6.99

A board book edition of this bestselling Hugless Douglas story - let's get baking!

The seventh adventure in the bestselling Hugless Douglas series, by one of the UK's best-loved author-illustrators, now available as a board book - let's get baking!

The sheep are baking honey cakes and Hugless Douglas can't wait to try them. He's sure that food without honey just isn't yummy. Can he ever be tempted to try something new? The perfect story for fussy eaters everywhere.

The Hugless Douglas series has sold over 1.4 million copies to date in 26 languages! David Melling's 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

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: 9781444928747
  • Publication date: 01 Jun 2017
  • Page count: 28
  • Imprint: Hodder Children's Books
Ideal for encouraging little ones to try something new — Baby London
Hugless Douglas has built up a huge army of fans - and no wonder. He is wonderfully appealing and his adventures are irresistible. It's a lovely story and a great one to share with a fussy eater. — Parents In Touch
A very realistic portrayal of the baking process with a three year old. Hugless Douglas fans will enjoy all the action. — The Bookbag
Adorable illustration and hilarious characterful sheep with wickedly naughty expressions. Clever and entertaining with a little nod to healthy eating — South Wales Evening Post
The masterful David Melling brings all of his storytelling and illustrating skills to this book — School Librarian
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