CILIP Kate Greenaway Children's Book Award
A new edition of this bestselling story with a striking new cover.
Hugless Douglas is a huggable, lovable young brown bear who wakes up one morning in need of a hug. He goes to try and find one but none of them seem quite right. Join Douglas on his search for the perfect bear hug!
This is the first adventure in the hugely popular series, which has sold over 1.4 million copies in 26 languages to date. David Melling is one of the UK's best-loved author-illustrators and his 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
In the media
Oozes the 'ah' factor as the big bear searches for the perfect hug
Sunday Independent (Dublin)
Endearing and funny
Bournemouth Daily Echo
A charming and endearing tale
This deceptively simply story quickly becomes a favourite