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    • ISBN:9780340931530
    • Publication date:16 Oct 2008

The Three Wishes

By David Melling

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The knight and his horse from the bestselling The Kiss That Missed are back in a third fantastic adventure.

The loveable duo from The Kiss That Missed are back in a third adventure!

The hapless knight and his faithful horse are left to babysit the prince and princess. But babysitting is a lot harder than they think. Add to the mix - a bag of spells, a little magic and three wishes - and it's going to be a long night.

From the bestselling creator of Hugless Douglas, this delightful story is full of humour, charm and magic.

Biographical Notes

David Melling has been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal, the Smarties Book Award and the Independent Booksellers Award. His Hugless Douglas books have sold over 1.4 million copies worldwide, and the loveable brown bear has starred in a World Book Day book as well as his own theatre show. Before becoming an internationally-acclaimed author-illustrator, David worked as an animation artist for films including the much-loved Father Christmas by Raymond Briggs. One of his most popular picture books The Tale of Jack Frost was animated and shown on BBC1 on Christmas Day.

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  • ISBN: 9781444915068
  • Publication date: 19 Dec 2013
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  • Imprint: Hodder Children's Books
A fast and exciting story, full of fun and humour — School Librarian
Fans of The Kiss that Missed and Good Knight, Sleep Tight will be delighted with this new adventure ... Melling has created another delightful read-aloud — Books For Keeps
Quirky and witty — The Children's Bookseller
David Melling's illustrations are delightful, detailed and distinctive in style ... A humorous bedtime story with text and pictures in complete harmnoy and lots of detail to enjoy, which will stand up well to repeated readings — Publishing News
A lively read and a brilliant illustration of the moral about being careful what you wish for. — Junior
A lively read and a brilliant illustration of the moral about being careful what you wish for — Junior
Quirky and witty illustrations accompany this wacky tale. — The Children's Bookseller
This is a fast and exciting story, full of fun and humour. The illustrations cleverly depict the hapless nature of the pair and complement the crazy adventure told through the story. The book ends with an inspiring and funny moral, which sums up the story wonderfully. — School Librarian
Melling has crated another delightful read-aloud with all the ingredients for a good shared read. Humorous details abound in text and illustrations to amuse both child and adult, and there's a satisfying conclusion to make us all chuckle. — Books for Keeps
Entertaining tale with amusing illustrations. — Northern Echo
A lively read and a brilliant illustration of the moral about being careful what you wish for. — Junior
Quirky and witty illustrations accompany this wacky tale. — The Children's Bookseller
This is a fast and exciting story, full of fun and humour. The illustrations cleverly depict the hapless nature of the pair and complement the crazy adventure told through the story. The book ends with an inspiring and funny moral, which sums up the story wonderfully. — School Librarian
Melling has crated another delightful read-aloud with all the ingredients for a good shared read. Humorous details abound in text and illustrations to amuse both child and adult, and there's a satisfying conclusion to make us all chuckle. — Books for Keeps
Entertaining tale with amusing illustrations. — Northern Echo
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