Praise for Hugless Douglas: 'A charming and endearing tale.' - Bookseller 'A thoroughly enjoyable experience.' Bookbag 'Douglas will no doubt become a hit as he is such a lovable character.'
Praise for Don't Worry, Hugless Douglas: Another warm and charming story featuring the amiable but often bewildered Douglas. Wonderful. - Peters Gazette The whole book works very well, being both funny and silly and yet, also, charming and relevant to small children.
Brought to life by its appealing and colourful cartoon style characters, and a good dose of child-friendly humour... just the sort of thing to make little ones chuckle and stimulate their growing imaginations.
Hugless Douglas goes from strength to strength.
One of the breakthrough new picture book characters of recent years, endearing bear Douglas returns in a new title celebrating best friends and love.
The illustrations show a gentle countryside in mostly shades of green, grey and apricot -- a perfect backdrop for the picturing of all the animals Douglas meets
This warm and funny tale tackles the subject of best friends ... This simple story is brought to life by its appealing and colourful cartoon style characters, and a good dose of child-friendly humour
Hugless Douglas needs no introduction ... Somehow through all the daftness (the bouncing bunnies are particularly, satisfyingly, silly) the reader has been on a real emotional journey and will close the book smiling and reassured
David Melling's fourth book about Douglas is as funny and compelling as the first, combining endearing illustrations with an acute sense of what it is like to be a small child learning about the world
Bright and cheerful and positive
Hugless Douglas goes from strength to strength ... Warm and reassuring
A lovely story about friendship and being there for others. Warm and reassuring.