We Love You, Hugless Douglas!

David Melling

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Hodder Children's Books

9781444908305
32
Synopsis

Hugless Douglas is looking for a best friend in this fourth adventure in the hugely popular series.

When Hugless 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...

This is the fourth 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
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

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

Carousel

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

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