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    • ISBN:9781444012910
    • Publication date:12 Feb 2015
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The Worst Wizard

By John McLay
Illustrated by Martin Brown

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A second brand-new full colour Early Reader story about Harry, the nearly-knight, and his horse called Oats from John McLay and Horrible Histories illustrator, Martin Brown.

Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.

Harry's family are all knights. They are big, but Harry is quite small. Then an idea hits him. Perhaps a bit of magic can make him taller...

A hilarious new Early Reader story about a horse called Oats, a wizard and a boy who longs to be a knight from John McLay and Horrible Histories illustrator, Martin Brown.

Biographical Notes

John McLay is extremely well connected in the children's publishing world. He and his wife Gill are both currently Directors of Bath Literary Festival. John also works as an international scout, literary agent and reviewer. Follow him on twitter @DragonsDentist.

Martin Brown is the illustrator of Horrible Histories (http://horrible-histories.co.uk), which, in addition to the hugely successful book series, has also been made into an award-winning BBC TV programme, exhibitions, games and stage shows. Martin has also illustrated for Philip Pullman and is currently working on his own non-fiction animal book for children. He lives with his family in Dorset.

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  • ISBN: 9781444012903
  • Publication date: 12 Feb 2015
  • Page count: 64
  • Imprint: Orion Children's Books
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