Ever feel like you need a really big bear hug?
David Melling has been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Smarties Book Award. Before becoming an internationally-acclaimed and best-selling author/illustrator, David worked as a photographer and as an animation artist for films including the much-loved Father Christmas by Raymond Briggs. He was born in Oxford and still lives near the city with his wife and two children. His popular picture book The Tale of Jack Frost was animated and shown on BBC1 on Christmas Day with a voice over by Hugh Laurie. The animation was shortlisted for the Pulcinella Award 2005 in the 'Best TV Movie' category.
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 books is top of the pile for bedtime reads. - Maternity & Infant... the perfect bedtime book. - Booktrust.org.ukGood for a bedtime snuggle-up. - Cork Evening Echo