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 1.6 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.
A charming and endearing tale about searching for the right one. - BooksellerA thoroughly enjoyable experience. - BookbagDouglas... will no doubt become a hit as he is such a lovable character. - Families South WestMake sure this adorable book is top of the pile for bedtime reads. - Maternityy & Infant... the perfect bedtime book. - Booktrust.org.ukGood for a bedtime snuggle-up. - Cork Evening EchoThe perfect bedtime read, ideal for sending children off to sleep feeling loved. - parentsintouch.co.ukOozes the 'aah' factor as the big bear searches for the perfect hug. - Dublin Sunday Independent