Don't Worry Douglas!

Douglas is thrilled when his dad gives him a wonderful new woolly hat, so he races outside to show it off. But in his excitement, he doesn’t notice that it is unravelling! His friends try in vain to help, offering kind but useless advice on how to put things right. Can this bewildered brown bear work out the best thing to do? David Melling’s second book about Douglas the little brown bear is as funny and compelling as the first. It combines brilliantly witty illustrations with an endearing sense of what it is like to be a small child learning about the world.

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.” Families South West

“Another warm and charming story featuring the amiable but often bewildered Douglas. Wonderful.” Peters Gazette

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  • it was ok it wasent my fave book it hasquite good frasess in aswell like “the hat turned into spegity in the trees” or somthing like that. i do agree it is a bit funny but not that funny. lois,8

    19 May 2012

  • I really liked the bit where Douglas does cartwheels and the sheep hats were funny!

    Lily, age 4

    17 April 2012

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    David Melling

    David Melling is the creator of over sixty picture books, including the much-loved Hugless Douglas.

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