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  • Hugless Douglas Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781444950359 - David Melling
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    Prepare to meet a huggable, loveable bear...

    You'll get a huge hug when you read through these exciting stories with your little one... David Melling's Hugless Douglas has become one of the cuddliest characters in children's books.

    These eight books are full of warm-hearted hilarity as the big bear enjoys a number of adventures as he tries to track down the perfect hug. The illustrations will capture young readers' attention and the flowing text is a joy to read aloud.

    Format: paperback
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    The king was in a hurry and blew his son a bedtime kiss...but it missed! The kiss flies out of the window, the prince is distraught and a hapless knight is sent into the deep dark forest to fetch the kiss back.What will he encounter there? Thus begins this captivating fairy tale quest from the exceptionally talented author and illustrator, David Melling. Unexpected twists and surprises delight the reader on every spread as the story gallops along with humour and charm. A bedtime story that's bound to become a favourite!
  • AHGCY 5 years +
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    Whether your child is learning English or Polish, Oxford First Polish Words gives your child a head start in learning another language by taking a picture-book journey through a day, with familiar settings, everyday things, and cute little dinosaurs. There is a bird's eye view of getting ready for school in the morning, the journey to school, inside the classroom, a birthday party, and even a trip to the seaside. As a first picture word book, this is perfect for children and their language teacher, or native speaker, to share together picking out the familiar items, playing the matching game, recognizing numbers, shapes and time words. It is ideal for supporting the language skills children are learning in school, language clubs, and for those learning English as a 2nd language. Over 400 Polish words and their English translations are given next to their illustrations, on every page. There is also an expertly-levelled supplementary section at the back - a picture/word matching game, counting the ladybirds up to twenty, shapes, opposites, weather, time, and a comprehensive index. The David Melling (The Kiss that Missed, Fidget and Quilly) illustrations make this an adorable first bilingual word book.
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    Author/illustrator David Melling has been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Smarties Book Award.

    In this heart-warming tale, cuddly brown bear Douglas sets off in search of a big hug but can't quite get it right. Witty illustrations capture the suprised expressions on the faces of those hugged by Douglas along the way.

    The perfect book to prompt a big hug with your child!
  • AHGCV 5 years +
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    Whether your child is learning English or Arabic, Oxford First Arabic Words gives your child a head start in learning another language by taking a picture-book journey through a day, with familiar settings, everyday things, and cute little dinosaurs. There is a bird's eye view of getting ready for school in the morning, the journey to school, inside the classroom, a birthday party, and even a trip to the seaside. As a first picture word book, this is perfect for children and their language teacher, or native speaker, to share together picking out the familiar items, playing the matching game, recognizing numbers, shapes and time words. It is ideal for supporting the language skills children are learning in school, language clubs, and for those learning English as a 2nd language. Over 400 Arabic words and their English translations are given next to their illustrations, on every page. There is also an expertly-levelled supplementary section at the back - a picture/word matching game, counting the ladybirds up to twenty, shapes, opposites, weather, time, and a comprehensive index. The David Melling (The Kiss that Missed, Fidget and Quilly) illustrations make this an adorable first bilingual word book.
  • AFSXS 5 years +
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    A sturdy board book edition of Don't Worry Hugless Douglas, part of this bestselling series that has sold over 350,000 copies in 18 countries worldwide. Where do you go with a BIG worry? Douglas knows he can count on Dad. Douglas' dad gives him a wonderful new woolly hat. He races outside to show it off and doesn't realise that it's unravelling! Douglas' friends have lots of ideas about how to put things right but it is left to the little bear to work out for himself the best thing to do...Hugless Douglas is an irrresistible and hugely popular pre-school character created by David Melling - one of today's leading author-illustrators. 'A new Hugless Douglas book is always a cause for celebration.' The Daily Mail
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    Whether your child is learning English or Italian, Oxford First Italian Words gives your child a head start in learning another language by taking a picture-book journey through a day, with familiar settings, everyday things, and cute little dinosaurs. There is a bird's eye view of getting ready for school in the morning, the journey to school, inside the classroom, a birthday party, and even a trip to the seaside. As a first picture word book, this is perfect for children and their language teacher, or native speaker, to share together picking out the familiar items, playing the matching game, recognizing numbers, shapes and time words. It is ideal for supporting the language skills children are learning in school, language clubs, and for those learning English as a 2nd language. Over 400 Italian words and their English translations are given next to their illustrations, on every page. There is also an expertly-levelled supplementary section at the back - a picture/word matching game, counting the ladybirds up to twenty, shapes, opposites, weather, time, and a comprehensive index. The David Melling (The Kiss that Missed, Fidget and Quilly) illustrations make this an adorable first bilingual word book.
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    Oxford First French Flashcards are an ideal tool to give young children a head start in learning French in an engaging and interactive way. 50 double-sided cards show an illustration, French word, and English translation. Words include key everyday nouns as well as opposites, numbers and shapes, and transport. Ideal for using across the creative curriculum in school. Instructions for games and activities help reinforce learning in an engaging way. Ideal to use in MFL teaching in the classroom, afterschool clubs, and at home for an early introduction to French, or preparing for a holiday abroad.
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    The board book of the fifth Hugless Douglas story in this bestselling series with over 1.4 million copies sold to date in 26 languages. Douglas is very excited about his birthday surprise. But when the surprise turns out to be his over-excited twin cousins, Douglas is sure this will be the worst birthday ever! David Melling is one of the UK's best-loved author-illustrators and his fifth 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. Hello, Hugless Douglas! was a World Book Day picture book in 2014. 'A new Hugless Douglas book is always a cause for celebration.' - Daily Mail
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    From the creator of the bestselling Hugless Douglas, this humorous, touching tale is a celebration of dads everywhere - even if they are moody, lazy and good at pretending to be busy! A striking new edition of this bestselling picture book. One little lion cub can't wait to grow up and do everything just like his dad. David Melling is one of the UK's best-loved author-illustrators and his stories combine brilliantly imaginative illustrations with an endearing sense of what it is like to be a small child learning about the world.
  • AOMRZ 3 years +
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    The sixth Hugless Douglas adventure - his first day at school - in this bestselling series with 1.4 million copies sold to date in 26 languages. Douglas is very excited to be going to Little School. There is so much to do - and lots of hugs to be given out! David Melling is one of the UK's best-loved author-illustrators and his sixth 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. Hello, Hugless Douglas! was a World Book Day picture book in 2014. 'A new Hugless Douglas book is always a cause for celebration.' - Daily Mail
  • BIX2 3 years +
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    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. Hello, Hugless Douglas! was a World Book Day picture book in 2014. 'A new Hugless Douglas book is always a cause for celebration.' - Daily Mail
  • AXKBF 3 years +
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    The fourth Hugless Douglas adventure in this bestselling series with 1.4 million copies sold to date in 26 languages. When Douglas goes on a best friend hunt with Flossie the sheep, everyone seems to have a best friend except him! Perhaps what Douglas is looking for is right under his nose...David Melling is one of the UK's best-loved author-illustrators and his fourth 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. 'A new Hugless Douglas book is always a cause for celebration.' The Daily Mail
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    From the bestselling creator of Hugless Douglas, this classic collection features three stories in one and is filled with quests, magic, humour and bedtime kisses.The king is in a hurry and blows his son a bedtime kiss... but it misses. The kiss flies out of the window and a brave knight and his horse are sent on a quest to bring it back. This loveable duo find themselves heading on more quests in their other adventures. David Melling is one of the UK's best-loved author-illustrators and his stories combine brilliantly imaginative illustrations and unforgettable characters.Includes:The Kiss That MissedGood Knight Sleep TightThe Three Wishes'Melling's illustrations are as snazzy and snappy as his prose.' Guardian
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    Hugless Douglas is very excited about Rabbit's sleepover, but he collects so many friends along the way that soon it's a big squash in Rabbit's small burrow! How will they ever get to sleep? Douglas has already captured the hearts of thousands of children and this third delightful story is as funny and compelling as the first. Perfect for bedtime and hugtime, David Melling's heartwarming story is brought to life by brilliantly imaginative illustrations. The bestselling series includes Hugless Douglas, Don't Worry, Hugless Douglas, a Hugless Douglas board book and a fabulous app read by Alan Davies.
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    With puzzles to solve, games to play and pictures to colour, plus over 100 stickers! Featuring Hugless Douglas and all the characters from the successful series, this great value activity book is packed with things to do. Children will love drawing Douglas, playing snap, hunting for hugs and adding to Douglas's world with the colourful stickers. Since he was created, Hugless Douglas has sold over 700,000 books worldwide. 'A new Hugless Douglas book is always a cause for celebration.' The Daily Mail
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    Six presents, five balloons, four pieces of cake ...all lead to one birthday hug! A delightful celebration of numbers with everyone's favourite bear, Hugless Douglas. A sturdy board book that is perfect for little paws. David Melling is one of the UK's best-loved author-illustrators and Douglas the brown bear is a timeless character. The Hugless Douglas books have sold over 1.4 million copies to date in 26 languages. Hello, Hugless Douglas! was a World Book Day picture book in 2014. '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
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    Join Douglas on a sleepover in this board book edition of the third Hugless Douglas adventure. This bestselling series has sold over 1.4 million copies to date in 26 languages! Hugless Douglas is very excited about Rabbit's sleepover, but he collects so many friends along the way that soon it's a big squash in Rabbit's small burrow! How will they ever get to sleep? David Melling is one of the UK's best-loved author-illustrators and his third 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. Perfect for bedtime and hugtime! Hello, Hugless Douglas! was a World Book Day picture book in 2014. 'A new Hugless Douglas book is always a cause for celebration.' - Daily Mail
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    A sturdy board book edition of The Kiss That Missed. Since this classic picturebook was published over 10 years ago, it has sold over 300,000 copies and become a favourite bedtime story for boys and girls everywhere. The king is in a hurry and blows his son a bedtime kiss...but it misses. The kiss flies out of the window and a brave knight is sent on a fairytale quest to bring it back. By the bestselling creator of Hugless Douglas, this delightful tale is filled with humour, charm and bedtime kisses, and is great to read aloud. It is also a fantastic resource for teachers in lessons about fairytales.
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    Sam J. Butterbiggins' only ambition is to be a Very Noble Knight, but he has a problem - he's been packed off to the castle next door to stay with his aunt, uncle and annoying cousin Prune while his parents are away. But Sam's discovered an ancient scroll listing the six quests to be completed in order to become a knight, and he's already completed the first one! Now he's found his True Companion (Prune), next on the list is to track down a Snow White Steed. But when Aunt Egg orders Sam and Prune to journey to Weasel's Hill to deliver Horace the warthog back to his owner, it looks like the young knight-in-training looks will have to put his quest on hold. Or will he ...?
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    Transforming diggers, a rescue adventure and the power of imagination - a surefire hit with boys, created by the bestselling Ian Whybrow and David Melling. When Teddy's grandpa makes Teddy and his best friend Ruby some toy diggers they don't realise how special they are ...until they start to play with them and the diggers transform into magic flying diggers and swoop the children off for a fantastic jungle adventure. The author of Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs and the ilustrator of The Kiss That Missed join forces once again to bring you a dynamic and engaging book for boys.
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    The Scallywags are a band of unruly wolves who find it hard to behave properly. But after they storm out of the Forest Show, they meet their match in the shape of a little sheep. It's not long before they are begging to be accepted again by the other animals. A book that shows, in the funniest possible way, that it doesn't pay to lose your temper.
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    The loveable duo from The Kiss That Missed are back in a third adventure! The hapless knight and his faithful horse are left to babysit the prince and princess. But babysitting is a lot harder than they think. Add to the mix - a bag of spells, a little magic and three wishes - and it's going to be a long night. From the bestselling creator of Hugless Douglas, this delightful story is full of humour, charm and magic.