Author(s): David Melling
A new edition of this bestselling story with a striking new cover.
Where do you go with a BIG worry? Hugless Douglas knows he can count on Dad. Douglas' dad gives him a wonderful new woolly hat. He races outside to show it off and doesn't realise that it's unravelling! Douglas' friends have lots of ideas about how to put things right but it is left to the little bear to work out for himself the best thing to do...
This is the second 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
Where do you go with a BIG worry? Douglas knows he can count on Dad.
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 Another warm and charming story featuring the amiable but often bewildered Douglas. Wonderful. -- Peters Gazette 20110413 The whole book works very well, being both funny and silly and yet, also, charming and relevant to small children. -- Bookbag 20110104
David Melling has been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Smarties Book Award. Before becoming an internationally-acclaimed and best-selling author / illustrator, David worked as a photographer and as an animation artist for films including the much-loved Father Christmas by Raymond Briggs. He was born in Oxford and still lives near the city with his wife and two children. One of his most popular picture books The Tale of Jack Frost was animated and shown on BBC1 on Christmas Day with a voice over by Hugh Laurie. The animation was shortlisted for the Pulcinella Award 2005 in the 'Best TV Movie' category.