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Knight in Training: A Horse Called Dora: Book 2

Vivian French, David Melling

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Knight in Training, For National Curriculum Key Stage 1, Interest age: from c 5 years, Fiction, Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage)

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An enchanting new young fiction series inspired by worldwide hit The Kiss that Missed, by the bestselling partnership of Vivian French and David Melling.

A funny, exciting series for younger readers, by the bestselling Vivian French and David Melling.

Sam J. Butterbiggins' only ambition is to be a Very Noble Knight, but he has a problem - he's been packed off to the castle next door to stay with his aunt, uncle and annoying cousin Prune while his parents are away.

But Sam's discovered an ancient scroll listing the six quests to be completed in order to become a knight, and he's already completed the first one! Now he's found his True Companion (Prune), next on the list is to track down a Snow White Steed. But when Aunt Egg orders Sam and Prune to journey to Weasel's Hill to deliver Horace the warthog back to his owner, it looks like the young knight-in-training looks will have to put his quest on hold. Or will he ...?

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Praise for Knight in Training: A Horse Called Dora: Book 2

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  • Vivian French is a sublime storyteller. - Sunday Telegraph

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  • A new Hugless Douglas book is always a cause for celebration. - Daily Mail

  • Hugless Douglas fits right in with the well-loved classics like Winnie the Pooh and Paddington Bear and will be remembered for many years to come. - Guardian

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Vivian French

Vivian French (Author)
Since 1990, Vivian French has published more than 100 books for children of all ages. She has been a reviewer and has worked in the theatre - she is also well-known as a playwright. Among her most popular books are the Tiara Club titles for Hachette. Married with four grown-up daughters, she now lives in Edinburgh.

Visit her website at www.vivianfrench.com.

Mark Marshall (Illustrator)
Mark was born in London into a creative family including a pianist, actress and dancer. He was encouraged to draw from an early age going on to study Illustration and Painting at the University of Wolverhampton. He lives with his wife, Geraldine, and their two sons. Follow him on Twitter @markjmarshall4

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