Hugless Douglas (Book & CD)
A delightful CD and paperback edition of the bestselling picture book narrated by Alan Davies. Douglas is a huggable, lovable young brown bear who wakes up one morning in need of a hug. He goes to try and find one but none of them seem quite right. Join Douglas on his search for the perfect bear hug! Douglas is an irresistible and hugely popular character created by David Melling - one of today's leading author-illustrators. 'A new Hugless Douglas book is always a cause for celebration.' Daily Mail
A charming and endearing tale about searching for the right one. -- Bookseller 20100611 A thoroughly enjoyable experience. -- Bookbag 20100901 Douglas... will no doubt become a hit as he is such a lovable character. -- Families South West 20101201 Make sure this adorable books is top of the pile for bedtime reads. -- Maternity & Infant 20101101 ... the perfect bedtime book. -- Booktrust.org.uk 20110617 A new Hugless Douglas book is always a cause for celebration. -- Daily Mail 20110617
David Melling has been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Smarties Book Award. Before becoming an internationally-acclaimed and bestselling 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.