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The Scallywags

The Scallywags

The Scallywags are a bunch of messy, noisy wolves who find it rather hard to behave properly. But as they soon discover, if it means losing your friends, then just maybe it’s time to practise those manners…

By the bestselling creator of the Hugless Douglas series, which has sold over 1.4 million copies in 26 languages. Find out more about David Melling at http://www.davidmelling.co.uk/

Check out the sequel – The Scallywags Blow Their Top – in which the rambunctious wolves learn to control their tempers.

‘David Melling’s touch is light but this is a thought-provoking and refreshing storyline.’ – Guardian
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Genre: Children's, Teenage & Educational / Picture Books, Activity Books & Early Learning Material / Picture Books / Picture Storybooks

On Sale: 7th August 2014

Price: £5.99

ISBN-13: 9781444915112

Reviews

...exuberant pictures... impressive
Publishers Weekly
David Melling's touch is light but this is at thought-provoking and refreshing storyline.
The Guardian
This is a lovely book and David Melling's illustrations are excellent.
writeaway.org
A fun story about acceptance with really amusing pictures
Northern Echo
A fun story about acceptance with really amusing pictures
Northern Echo
David Melling's touch is light but this is a thought-provoking and refreshing storyline
The Guardian
Brilliant
Write Away
An ideal bedtime book ... This delightful tale is a true charmer ... Melling's witty illustrations are packed with imaginative detail, including the masterly touch of a delicate golden line tracing the swerling path of the kiss.
The Scotsman
An ideal bedtime book ... This delightful tale is a true charmer ... Melling's witty illustrations are packed with imaginative detail, including the masterly touch of a delicate golden line tracing the swerling path of the kiss.
The Scotsman
...David Melling's touch is light but this is a thought-provoking and refreshing storyline.
The Guardian
Warm, funny and full of energy
The Children's Bookseller
On David's previous books: 'It's funny and original and an absolute delight to read aloud - a perfect bedtime read.'
THE PARENT'S GUIDE
Full of unexpected twists and turns The Kiss That Missed is a wonderful literary example of how to temper fearsome episdoes with humour. ... this story is one which will demand endless rereading.
writeaway.org.uk
Pure delight
Carousel
...David Melling's touch is light but this is a thought-provoking and refreshing storyline.
The Guardian
David Melling's touch is light but this is at thought-provoking and refreshing storyline.
The Guardian
A deliciously written, illustrated and presented book. The Scallywags are a pack of wolves, always late, clumsy and smelly, causing the other animals to decide life is better without them. However, when they tidy themselves up, they become so clean, tidy and polite their detractors no longer recognise them! The text humorously celebrates difference and tolerance and the wonderfully energetic, funny illustrations deserve careful attention.
Booktrusted.co.uk
On David's previous books: 'It's funny and original and an absolute delight to read aloud - a perfect bedtime read.'
THE PARENT'S GUIDE
Pure delight.
Carousel
Pure delight.
Carousel
A deliciously written, illustrated and presented book. The Scallywags are a pack of wolves, always late, clumsy and smelly, causing the other animals to decide life is better without them. However, when they tidy themselves up, they become so clean, tidy and polite their detractors no longer recognise them! The text humorously celebrates difference and tolerance and the wonderfully energetic, funny illustrations deserve careful attention.
Booktrusted.co.uk
Full of unexpected twists and turns The Kiss That Missed is a wonderful literary example of how to temper fearsome episdoes with humour. ... this story is one which will demand endless rereading.
writeaway.org.uk
...exuberant pictures... impressive
Publishers Weekly
This is a lovely book and David Melling's illustrations are excellent.
writeaway.org