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Just Like My Mum

David Melling

4 Reviews

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For National Curriculum Early Years, For children c 0-2 years, Interest age: from c 3 years, Fiction, Picture books, Baby books, Family & home stories (Children's / Teenage)

A striking new edition of this bestselling picture book.

From the creator of the bestselling Hugless Douglas, this humorous, touching tale is a celebration of mums everywhere and the perfect companion to Just Like My Dad.

One mischievous little lion cub is keen to show how he can act just like his mum. But when it comes to bedtime, there's no one as good as her!

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.

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Praise for Just Like My Mum

  • A charming small-format picture book... The colourful cartoon-style illustrations sit perfectly with the simple, carefully written text. - Bookfest 2004

  • This humorous tale has a simple, short text with funny illustrations. It is a warm, feel-good bedtime story with which all young children will identify. - Books Quarterly

  • A celebration of the mother/child relationship... A funny tale with adorable illustrations showing the importance of mother love. Forget the flowers ... the perfect Mother's Day gift! - Primary Times

  • It's David Melling's delicious illustrations that are the real strength of this book... Mum's love for her little one shines out of this book, and it will leave everyone with a warm glow. - Write Away

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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.