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David Melling - Author

One of the World Book Day 2014 Authors David Melling was born in Oxford. His father was a sculptor and David inherited his artistic leanings. David has received much recognition for his artistic talent. His first book 'Brilliant the Dinosaur' (Pavilion) was shortlisted for the 1994 Smarties Book Award and 'What's that Noise?' was longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Award. More recently, The Kiss That Missed was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Award. His recent picture book, The Tale of Jack Frost was animated and shown on BBC1 on Christmas Day with a voice over by Hugh Laurie. It was shortlisted for the Pulcinella Award 2005 for 'Best TV Movie' category. To date he has illustrated over 60 books, writing and illustrating around 15 of them, including the popular Hugless Douglas series...www.huglessdouglas.co.uk

David Melling is married and lives with his wife and two children in Oxfordshire.

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Hugless Douglas and the Great Cake Bake
David Melling
Hugless Douglas is back again and this time there is a cake bake of huggable proportions. Douglas wakes one morning to find sticky footprints running across his bed yet is at a loss for who they belong to. Join the...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 11/08/2016
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The Ghost Library
David Melling
This spooky picture book from bestselling author-illustrator David Melling has sold over 300,000 copies and continues to enchant children.
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 05/09/2013
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Hugless Douglas
David Melling
A full-length board book edition of the bestselling picture book.
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: Baby and Toddler
Format: Board book | Released 05/01/2012
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Oxford First French Flashcards
David Melling
4+(Reception and Foundation Stage). Oxford First French Flashcards are an ideal tool to give young children a head start in learning French in an interactive way. 50 double-sided cards show an illustration, French word, and English translation. Words include key...
Lovereading Price: £5.60 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Cards | Released 12/05/2010
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