Hugless Douglas and the Big Sleep
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|Format:||Paperback, 32 pages|
|Other Information: ||chiefly col. Illustrations|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 04 October 2012|
Hugless Douglas is very excited about Rabbit's sleepover, but he collects so many friends along the way that soon it's a big squash in Rabbit's small burrow! How will they ever get to sleep? Douglas has already captured the hearts of thousands of children and this third delightful story is as funny and compelling as the first. Perfect for bedtime and hugtime, David Melling's heartwarming story is brought to life by brilliantly imaginative illustrations. The bestselling series includes Hugless Douglas, Don't Worry, Hugless Douglas, a Hugless Douglas board book and a fabulous app read by Alan Davies.
About the Author
David Melling has been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Smarties Book Award. Before becoming an internationally-acclaimed author-illustrator, David worked as a photographer and 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 with a voice over by Hugh Laurie and it was shortlisted for the Pulcinella Award 2005 for 'Best TV Movie' category.
Praise for Hugless Douglas:A charming and endearing tale. - BooksellerA thoroughly enjoyable experience. - BookbagDouglas 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 The whole book works very well, being both funny and silly and yet, also, charming and relevant to small children. -- Bookbag Beautifully illustrated, with uncomplicated, funny text, this is perfect snuggle-up bedtime fare. -- Bookseller 20120701 A lovely book for going to sleep to, or share when your child has a guest for a sleepover. -- Junior 20121001 Hugless Douglas has found his way into children's hearts. -- Parents In Touch 20120101 As ever the illustrations are a particular joy. -- School Librarian 20130401
|Publisher: ||Hodder Children's Books|
|Dimensions: ||26.0 x 25.0 x 0.0 centimeters (0.22 kg)|