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A celebration of the special relationship between mother and child. From the creator of the bestselling Hugless Douglas series.

Join little lion and mummy lion for a fun-filled day, in this funny, touching story. Playing games, having fun and snuggling up together at the end of day.

The perfect Mother’s Day or new mum gift.

David Melling is the creator of the much-loved Hugless Douglas series. His books have been published in over 30 languages and sold more than 3 million copies.


This humorous tale has a simple, short text with funny illustrations. It is a warm, feel-good bedtime story with which all young children will identify.
Books Quaterly
A celebration of the mother/child relationship ... A funny tale with adorable illustrations showing the importance of mother love. Forget the flowers ... the perfect Mother's Day gift!
Primary Times
A charming small-format picture book... The colourful cartoon-style illustrations sit perfectly with the simple, carefully written text.
Bookfest 2004
It's David Melling's delicious illustrations that are the real strength of this book... Mum's love for her little one shines out of this book, and it will leave everyone with a warm glow.
Write Away
Perfect bedtime reading
Prima Baby
The excellent illustrations cleverly avoid over-sentimentality
Newbury Weekly News
Affectionate fun
The Sunday Tribune
A warm, feel-good bedtime story with which all young children will identify
Waterstone's Books Quarterly
Fun and engaging ... will guarantee plenty of giggles
Nursery Education Plus