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The irresistible story of one slug's search for love from picture book bestsellers Rachel Bright and Nadia Shireen.

Pure, riotous, nonsensical joy' - The Guardian

Doug the slug needs a hug. But who wants to hug a slug called Doug?

Snuggle up with lonesome Doug on his search for love in this completely charming picture book which shows that you just never know when love might come flying by... (And which introduces an unsuspecting world to snail superstar, Gail!)

A warm and endearing rhyming text by Rachel Bright (Love Monster, The Lion Inside) is perfectly paired with funny and fabulous illustrations by Nadia Shireen (Good Little Wolf, Billy and the Beast) in this adorable future classic.

About The Author

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Rachel Bright is a bestselling author and illustrator, as well as being the brains behind the multi-million selling global card and gift phenomenon, the brightside. Her picture book hits include Love Monster, which has now been adapted into an irresistible TV series for CBeebies. She is also the author of a hugely popular picture book series, illustrated by Jim Field, whose titles include The Lion Inside, The Squirrels Who Squabbled, and The Koala Who Could (winner of the Sainsbury’s Book Award and the Oscar’s Book Prize). Rachel lives in Dorset, England.

About The Illustrator

Nadia Shireen has won awards for her picture books including the UKLA Book Award for Good Little Wolf and most recently for Barbara Throws a Wobbler, which has been described as a 'little doorway of joy' by Caitlin Moran. She's also been shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and the Waterstones Children's Book Prize, and has been Writer-Illustrator in Residence for BookTrust. Grimwood is her first series for older readers.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK (January 21, 2021)
  • Length: 32 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781471188619
  • Ages: 3 - 99

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