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    • ISBN:9781444014266
    • Publication date:02 Jun 2016
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All the King's Tights

By Maudie Smith
Illustrated by Ali Pye

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A charming new red Early Reader story from OPAL MOONBABY author Maudie Smith, and talented illustrator Ali Pye, about friendship, kindness and tights!

A charming new red Early Reader story from OPAL MOONBABY author Maudie Smith, and talented illustrator Ali Pye, about friendship, kindness and tights!

Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books, perfect for building confidence in new readers and reluctant readers. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.

Kit has an important new job; Keeper of the King's Tights. More than anything he wants to do his best, but with so many of the King's subjects in need of Kit's help, he finds himself in need of a little help himself. . .

A warm, funny story for beginner readers from an exciting new author and illustrator team.

Biographical Notes

Maudie Smith started work as an actress before moving to Bath with her TV screenwriter husband. She gave up touring theatre when she had children. In the last couple of years she's written a libretto for a newly commissioned opera and run a very successful school drama club, all while raising two daughters, cats, chickens, guinea pigs and more. She has an MA in Writing for Young People from the prestigious Bath Spa University. Her website is www.maudiesmith.co.uk and you can follow her on Twitter @MaudieSmith.


Ali Pye grew up in Herefordshire and has wanted to illustrate books for as long as she can remember. She studied Fashion Communication at Central St Martins and Illustration at Kingston University, graduating from her MA course in 2010. She has illustrated several books for children, including Where is Fred? and Dinosaurs Do Too! Ali lives in Twickenham with her husband and two young sons. Visit her website at www.alipye.com, follow her on Twitter @AliPye and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/alipyeillustrator.

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  • ISBN: 9781444014259
  • Publication date: 02 Jun 2016
  • Page count: 64
  • Imprint: Orion Children's Books
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