Knight Tales

Author(s): David Melling

Picture Books

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

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'A touching tale about the power of love.' - Waterstone's Book Quarterly 

'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 

The text is lively but it is the comic book style illustrations that steal the show. * Junior *

'It's funny and original and an absolute delight to read aloud - a perfect bedtime read.' - The Parents Guide 

'A wonderfully comic little charmer... Melling's illustrations are as snazzy and as snappy as his prose.' - The Guardian 

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.

General Fields

  • : 9781444931785
  • : Hachette Children's Group
  • : Hodder Children's Books
  • : October 2017
  • : 275mm X 245mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : November 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : David Melling
  • : Paperback
  • : 1117
  • : English
  • : E
  • : 96
  • : Full colour throughout