The Scallywags are a bunch of rather messy noisy wolves who find it rather hard to behave properly. But, as they soon discover, if it means losing your friends, then, just maybe it's time to practise those manners...
The Scallywags are a bunch of rather messy noisy wolves who find it rather hard to behave properly. But as they soon discover, if it means losing your friends, then just maybe it's time to practise those manners...
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Pure delight. -- Carousel On David's previous books: 'It's funny and original and an absolute delight to read aloud - a perfect bedtime read.' -- THE PARENT'S GUIDE An ideal bedtime book ... This delightful tale is a true charmer ... Melling's witty illustrations are packed with imaginative detail, including the masterly touch of a delicate golden line tracing the swerling path of the kiss. -- The Scotsman 20021207 'Full of unexpected twists and turns The Kiss That Missed is a wonderful literary example of how to temper fearsome episdoes with humour. ... this story is one which will demand endless rereading.' -- writeaway.org.uk 20021207
About David Melling
David Melling was born in Oxford. His father was a sculptor and David inherited his artistic leanings. David has received much recognition for his artistic talent. His first book 'Brilliant the Dinosaur' (Pavilion) was shortlisted for the 1994 Smarties Book Award and 'What's that Noise?' was longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Award. More recently, The Kiss That Missed was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Award. His recent picture book, The Tale of Jack Frost was animated and shown on BBC1 on Christmas Day with a voice over by Hugh Laurie. \nIt was shortlisted for the Pulcinella Award 2005 for 'Best TV Movie' category. David Melling is married and lives with his wife and two children in Oxfordshire.
The Scallywags by David Melling
Used - Very Good
Hachette Children's Group
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.