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Knight Tales

By David Melling

  • Paperback
  • £9.99

This collection includes three classic stories from David Melling, full of quests, magic, humour and bedtime kisses.

From the bestselling creator of Hugless Douglas, this classic collection features three stories in one and is filled with quests, magic, humour and bedtime kisses.

The king is in a hurry and blows his son a bedtime kiss... but it misses. The kiss flies out of the window and a brave knight and his horse are sent on a quest to bring it back. This loveable duo find themselves heading on more quests in their other adventures.

David Melling is one of the UK's best-loved author-illustrators and his stories combine brilliantly imaginative illustrations and unforgettable characters.

Includes:
The Kiss That Missed
Good Knight Sleep Tight
The Three Wishes

'Melling's illustrations are as snazzy and snappy as his prose.' Guardian

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781444931785
  • Publication date: 05 Oct 2017
  • Page count: 96
  • Imprint: Hodder Children's Books
A 'wonderfully comic little charmer... Melling's illustrations are as snazzy and as snappy as his prose.' — The Guardian
It's funny and original and an absolute delight to read aloud - a perfect bedtime read. — The Parents Guide
The text is lively but it is the comic book style illustrations that steal the show. — Junior
An ideal bedtime book. This delightful tale is a true charmer. Warm, funny and not the least bit soppy, it will be enjoyed by both boys and girls. — The Scotsman
A touching tale about the power of love. — Waterstone's Book Quarterly
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