Douglas and friends are playing their favourite game - hide-and-seek! A brand-new adventure featuring the big bear with the big heart!
Join Douglas and his friends for some hide-and-seek fun in a new adventure. This bestselling series has sold over 1.6 million copies!
Hugless Douglas loves to play hide-and-seek but he's so big he can never find a good enough hiding place. So he and Little Sheep team up to be the best seekers ever. But when Little Sheep disappears can Douglas find his friend on his own?
David Melling is one of the UK's best-loved author-illustrators and his ninth book about Douglas the brown bear is as funny and compelling as the first. It combines brilliantly imaginative illustrations with an endearing sense of what it is like to be a small child learning about the world.
'A new Hugless Douglas book is always a cause for celebration.' - Daily Mail
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
David Melling was born in Oxford. His father was a sculptor and David inherited his artistic leanings. David has received much recognition for his artistic talent. His first book 'Brilliant the Dinosaur' 'Pavilion' was shortlisted for the 1994 Smarties Book Award and 'What's that Noise ' was longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Award. More recently, The Kiss That Missed was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Award. His recent picture book, The Tale of Jack Frost was animated and shown on BBC1 on Christmas Day with a voice over by Hugh Laurie. \nIt was shortlisted for the Pulcinella Award 2005 for 'Best TV Movie' category. David Melling is married and lives with his wife and two children in Oxfordshire.