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David Melling

  • 5 stars across 85 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.
    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

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    7th October 2010

    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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    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

    (5 reviews)
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    2nd October 2014

    Happy Birthday, Hugless Douglas! Board Book

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

    (4 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

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    15th March 2008

    Goblins: Tree Goblins: Book 2

    Beware - there are goblins living among us! Within these pages lies a glimpse into their secret world. But read quic... More

    (4 reviews)
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    7th February 2013

    Splosh!

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

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    31st July 2012

    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

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    8th January 2019

    Hugless Douglas and the Baby Birds

    Join Douglas for springtime magic in a new adventure. This bestselling series has sold over 1.6 million copies to da... More

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    9th August 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

    (2 reviews)
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    • Hugless Douglas

      Hugless Douglas

      Douglas wakes up one morning and decides that he needs a hug. He gets dressed quickly but has the most difficulty finding a hug that feels just right....

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      Hugless Douglas

      Douglas wants a hug, off to find one he finds lots of obstacles along the way until eventually a friend brings him to the perfect hug. A charming book...