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We Love You, Hugless Douglas!

We Love You, Hugless Douglas!

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
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Genre: Children's, Teenage & Educational / Picture Books, Activity Books & Early Learning Material / Picture Books / Picture Storybooks

On Sale: 3rd January 2013

Price: £11.99

ISBN-13: 9781444908299

Reviews

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
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
A lovely story about friendship and being there for others. Warm and reassuring.
Parents in Touch
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
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
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
Bright and cheerful and positive
The Bookbag
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
Hugless Douglas goes from strength to strength ... Warm and reassuring
Parents In Touch
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
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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.
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