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Hugless Douglas First Words

David Melling

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Hugless Douglas, For National Curriculum Early Years, For children c 0-2 years, Fiction, Baby books, Early learning: first word books

Hugless Douglas introduces some key first words in a charming way - and ends with a hug, as always!

It's bedtime for Hugless Douglas and he's exploring some first words. Pyjamas, teddy, book . . . and finally a hug from Mum! A delightful celebration of everyday words with everyone's favourite bear, Hugless Douglas. A sturdy board book that is perfect for little paws.

David Melling is one of the UK's best-loved author-illustrators and Douglas the brown bear is a timeless character. The Hugless Douglas books have sold over 1.4 million copies to date in 26 languages.

Hello, Hugless Douglas! was a World Book Day picture book in 2014.

'Hugless Douglas fits right in with the well-loved classics like Winnie the Pooh and Paddington Bear and will be remembered for many years to come.' Guardian

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Praise for Hugless Douglas First Words

  • Hugless Douglas fits right in with the well-loved classics like Winnie the Pooh and Paddington Bear and will be remembered for many years to come. - Guardian

  • Hugless Douglas Finds a Hug is a contender for our favourite young children's book of the year! - Daily Record

  • Hugless Douglas and the Big Sleep made us laugh out loud from the very first page. - Storyseekers

  • . . . has found his way into children's hearts. - Parents in Touch

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David Melling

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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