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November Children's Book Club

The hot reads on repeat this month are again three. My toddler usually chooses his night time stories unless it is a new book that we introduce to him. 297 more words


A warm, bear-sized hug on a crisp October morning!

Based on the bestselling children’s book by David Melling, Hugless Douglas is a heart warming tale that delights children and adults alike.

Specially written and directed for three to seven year olds, … 161 more words

Mumsnet Rutland

Bear Hug and other Ursine Delights

Bear Hug
Katharine McEwen
Templar Publishing
A young bear wakes up and senses that winter is approaching: time to make preparations for the cold that is to come. 603 more words

Picture Books

Colour with Splosh

Books that try to teach children colours often end up as dull and lifeless ‘point and say’ books with no storyline or hook for the reader. 164 more words

Book Review

Hugless Douglas by David Melling

With the spring moving along nicely a couple of schools explored the adventures of Hugless Douglas.  We began by reading, and moved onto remembering animal names, with the aid of a whole herd of cuddly toys. 84 more words

Creatively English

The Kiss that Missed

Written and Illustrated by David Melling Barron’s, 2002

Once upon a Tuesday the King was in a hurry as usual. “Goodnight,” he said and blew his son a Royal Kiss.

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The Royals