Stories Aloud
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Publication date: 01 Apr 2021
ISBN: 9781788009881
Size: 220 x 220 mm
Length: 32 pages

Ruffles and the Red, Red Coat


Ruff! Ruff! Meet Ruffles, the playful puppy who faces all the tricksy troubles of preschool life in this new picture book series from bestselling author and illustrator David Melling.

Just like every preschooler, Ruffles the puppy experiences all the ups and downs of daily life as he learns about the world around him. There are LOTS of things he likes and LOTS of things he doesn’t . . . and he doesn’t always get things quite right!.

Ruffles LOVES scratching, digging and chewing but he does NOT like wearing his coat on rainy days. No, no, no, no, NO! But when Ruffles wants to splash in puddles with his best friend, Ruby, he soon learns that some things are definitely worth wearing your coat for!

Dog-lovers won’t be able to resist the adorable Ruffles in this new preschool series from the creator of Hugless Douglas (over 2 million copies sold worldwide).

Other titles in the series include: Ruffles and the Teeny, Tiny Kittens

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“Melling blends an easy-to-read, fun-filled tale – using repetition and visual humour – with multi-coloured, emotive animal illustrations which are guaranteed to strike a chord with your own mischievous pups!”

-Pam Norfolk, Lancashire Post 

“A playful, endearing tale of canine friendship.”

Kirkus Reviews

“This is the first in a series that introduces an irresistible character, richly drawn.”

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