Hugless Douglas and the Great Cake Bake by David Melling
  

Hugless Douglas and the Great Cake Bake

Written by David Melling
Illustrated by David Melling
Part of the Hugless Douglas Series

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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 very huggable Douglas on his sticky cake baking trail as he discovers that trying something new can actually be rather agreeable. Beautiful, colourful illustrations accompany this deliciously delightful seventh story about the very lovable Hugless Douglas. ~ Shelley Fallows

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Synopsis

Hugless Douglas and the Great Cake Bake by David Melling

Join Douglas on a honey hunt in the seventh Hugless Douglas adventure. This bestselling series has sold over 1.4 million copies to date in 26 languages!

The sheep are baking honey cakes and Douglas can't wait to try them. He's sure that food without honey just isn't yummy. Can he ever be tempted to try something new?

David Melling is one of the UK's best-loved author-illustrators and his seventh book about Douglas the brown bear is as funny and compelling as the first. It combines brilliantly imaginative illustrations with an endearing sense of what it is like to be a small child learning about the world.

For activities, games and the Hugless Douglas App visit www.huglessdouglas.co.uk

Hello, Hugless Douglas! was a World Book Day picture book in 2014.

Reviews

A new Hugless Douglas book is always a cause for celebration. - Daily Mail

Ideal for encouraging little ones to try something new Baby London

Hugless Douglas has built up a huge army of fans - and no wonder. He is wonderfully appealing and his adventures are irresistible. It's a lovely story and a great one to share with a fussy eater. Parents In Touch

A very realistic portrayal of the baking process with a three year old. Hugless Douglas fans will enjoy all the action. The Bookbag

Hugless Douglas fits right in with the well-loved classics like Winnie the Pooh and Paddington Bear and will be remembered for many years to come. - Guardian

Hugless Douglas Finds a Hug is a contender for our favourite young children's book of the year! - Daily Record

Hugless Douglas and the Big Sleep made us laugh out loud from the very first page. - Storyseekers

. . . has found his way into children's hearts.- Parents in Touch

About the Author

David Melling

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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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: Up to 5 years

Author

David Melling
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Author's Website

www.davidmelling.co.uk/

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Publisher

Hodder Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

11th August 2016

ISBN

9781444919899

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