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.
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 the 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 Sainsburys Book Award and the Evening Standard Oscar's Book Prize). Rachel lives in Dorset.
Nadia Shireen has been described as one of the ‘best and brightest picture book creators working in Britain today.’ (The Observer.) Her debut picture book Good Little Wolf received a mention in the Bologna Ragazzi Opera Prima Award and won the UKLA Book Award. Other books include The Bumblebear, which was distributed to over 700,000 children as part of Booktrust’s Time To Read campaign, as well as Billy and the Beast and Billy and the Dragon. Nadia has been shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and the Waterstones Children's Book Prize, and has been Writer-Illustrator in Residence for BookTrust. She lives in London.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK (July 28, 2021)
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