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David Melling

  • 5 stars across 96 books
    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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    11th August 2016

    Hugless Douglas

    A new edition of this bestselling story with a striking new cover. Hugless Douglas is a huggable, lovable young bro... More

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    25th November 2021

    Hugless Douglas Goes Camping

    Hugless Douglas and his pals are going camping in Badger's Wood. They are excited to make their tent into a tent shape... More

    (21 reviews)
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    7th April 2016

    Hugless Douglas and the Great Cake Bake

    Join Douglas on a honey hunt in the seventh Hugless Douglas adventure. This bestselling series has sold over 1.4 milli... More

    (16 reviews)
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    12th January 2017

    Hugless Douglas and the Big Sleep

    Hugless Douglas is going to a sleepover i n this third adventure in the hugely popular series - a perfect boo... More

    (7 reviews)
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    31st March 2015

    Hugless Douglas Goes to Little School

    The sixth Hugless Douglas adventure - his first day at school - in this bestselling series with over 1.4 million copies ... More

    (7 reviews)
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    1st April 2021

    Ruffles and the Red, Red Coat

    Ruff! Ruff! Meet Ruffles, the playful puppy who faces all the tricksy troubles of preschool life in this new picture boo... More

    (7 reviews)
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    2nd October 2014

    Happy Birthday, Hugless Douglas!

    A new edition of this bestselling story with a striking new cover. Hugless Douglas is very excited about his birthd... More

    (5 reviews)
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    6th October 2011

    Don't Worry, Hugless Douglas

    A new edition of this bestselling story with a striking new cover. Where do you go with a BIG worry? Hugless Dougla... More

    (5 reviews)
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    7th February 2013

    Splosh! Board Book

    This bright, bold rhyming story from the creator of Hugless Douglas is a wonderfully funny introduction to numbers... More

    (5 reviews)
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    3rd July 2014

    Funny Bunnies: Up and Down Board Book

    This bright, bold rhyming story from the creator of the bestselling Hugless Douglas is a wonderfully funny introdu... More

    (4 reviews)
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