The Scallywags Blow Their Top

Author(s): David Melling

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The Scallywags are a band of unruly wolves who find it hard to behave properly. But after they storm out of the Forest Show, they meet their match in the shape of a little sheep. It's not long before they are begging to be accepted again by the other animals. A book that shows, in the funniest possible way, that it doesn't pay to lose your temper. By the bestselling creator of the Hugless Douglas series, which has sold over 1.4 million copies in 26 languages. Find out more about David Melling at 'A useful story to show children that it's no fun being at the receiving end of a bad temper.' - Junior


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In the sequel to the bestselling Scallywags, the band of wolves are always looking for trouble - but this time they meet their match in the shape of a little sheep. By the bestselling creator of Hugless Douglas.

Engagin and funny... so much to see on each page. -- Bookbag 20101101

David Melling has been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Smarties Book Award. Before becoming an internationally-acclaimed and best-selling author / illustrator, David worked as a photographer and as an animation artist for films including the much-loved Father Christmas by Raymond Briggs. He was born in Oxford and still lives near the city with his wife and two children. His picture book The Tale of Jack Frost was animated and shown on BBC1 on Christmas Day with a voice over by Hugh Laurie and it was shortlisted for the Pulcinella Award for 'Best TV Movie' category.

General Fields

  • : 9780340988169
  • : Hachette Children's Books
  • : Hodder Children's Books
  • : April 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : David Melling
  • : Paperback
  • : 32