Get your hands on two fantastic Ruffles books from David Melling

We think toddlers will love these adorable tales by the author-illustrator of Hugless Douglas.

The front covers of Ruffles and the Red, Red Coat and Ruffles and the Teeny, Tiny Kittens

Meet Ruffles! This adorable pooch is just like any other toddler, experiencing the ups and downs of life and discovering all the things he likes (and doesn't like!)

From David Melling - the author-illustrator of books including 1, 2, 3, Splosh! and Hugless Douglas - the sweet Ruffles stories are perfect for little ones learning to navigate the world.

In Ruffles and the Red, Red Coat, Ruffles knows he does NOT like wearing his coat on rainy days - but when he wants to splash in puddles with his best friend Ruby, he learns that some things are definitely worth getting your coat on for.

An illustration of a dog looking angrily at a red coat on the ground from Ruffles and the Red, Red Coat

And in Ruffles and the Teeny, Tiny Kittens, Ruffles is not happy when a feline family comes to stay (after all, they pounce, purr, snore, jump and - worst of all - want to play with Big Blue Blankie). Will Ruffles learn that sharing is the best way to make friends and play?

These cute tales are perfect for helping little ones explore everyday situations, and David's fabulous illustrations are sure to make you all smile.

We're giving three lucky winners a set of both books, so if you fancy getting your hands on them, simply answer the question below and leave your details before the closing date of 11pm on Thursday, 19 August. Good luck!

Get your hands on two fantastic Ruffles books from David Melling

What colour is Ruffles' coat in one of the books we're giving away?

Terms and conditions

1. Participants must be at least 18 years old to enter.

2. To enter the competition, you must be a resident of England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland.

3. The competition is not open to employees (or members of their immediate families) of BookTrust.

4. Only one entry per person.

5. Entries must be submitted by 11pm on Thursday, 19 August 2021.

6. There will be five winners selected at random (from all eligible entries).

7. If a chosen winner does not respond to correspondence within one week, a new winner will be selected.

8. Our decision will be final, and no correspondence will be entered into.

9. The prize will not be transferable to another person.

10. No part of the prize is exchangeable for cash or any other prize.

11. The prize is run by BookTrust of G8 Battersea Studios, 80 Silverthorne Road, Battersea, London SW8 3HE. However, the prize will be sent out by a third party and by entering you acknowledge that your details will be passed on to them, solely for the purposes of administering this competition.

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14. Due to the coronavirus situation, the prize will be sent out only when the prize provider is able to safely return to their office. There may be a delay before a chosen winner receives their prize.

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16. BookTrust reserves the right to amend the competition end date at any time.

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