David Melling

70 children’s books by the writer and illustrator

David Melling has been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Smarties Book Award. Before becoming an internationally-acclaimed and best-selling author / illustrator, David worked as a photographer and as an animation artist for films including the much-loved Father Christmas by Raymond Briggs. He was born in Oxford and still lives near the city with his wife and two children. One of his most popular picture books The Tale of Jack Frost was animated and shown on BBC1 on Christmas Day. Hugless Douglas was shortlisted for the Sheffield Children's Book Award and Don't Worry, Hugless Douglas was shortlisted for the Red House Children's Book Award.

Paid a Phoeni

David Melling

Paid a Phoeni

Where do you go with a big worry? Douglas knows he can count on Dad ...A bilingual adaptation of Don't Worry, Hugless Douglas.

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3-5 years

Hugless Douglas

David Melling

Hugless Douglas

Douglas is a huggable, lovable young brown bear who wakes up one morning in need of a hug. He goes to try and find one but none of them seem quite right. Join Douglas on his search for the perfect ...

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3+ years

The Ghost Library

David Melling

The Ghost Library

The ghost library is a room full of empty shelves where the ghosts go to listen to stories borrowed from unsuspecting children - until they try to borrow a book from Bo...Bo unable to let her book go travels with ...

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5+ years

Don't Worry, Hugless Douglas

David Melling

Don't Worry, Hugless Douglas

David Melling is one of the leading children's author/illustrators today and his second book about Douglas the little brown bear is as funny and compelling as the first. It combines brilliantly imaginative illustrations with an endearing sense of ...

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Cwtsh

David Melling

Cwtsh

Ever feel like you need a really big hug? Douglas does and he's in search of the perfect bear hug. A bilingual adaptation of Hugless Douglas.

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Humpty Dumpty and Other Rhymes

David Melling

Humpty Dumpty and Other Rhymes

Children can perform the actions to a host of nursery favourites in this fun, lively book to share. From 'Three Blind Mice' to 'Five Little Pigs', David Melling has brought much-loved nursery rhymes to life. Little ones will love to ...

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