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  • Hodder Children's Books

Good Knight Sleep Tight

David Melling

6 Reviews

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For National Curriculum Early Years, Interest age: from c 3 years, Fiction, Picture books, Picture books: character books, Picture storybooks, Traditional stories (Children's / Teenage)

A wonderful story about a new sibling, by the creator of the bestselling Hugless Douglas.

A stunning sequel to the award-winning title The Kiss That Missed, which sold over 300,000 copies.

The lovable and haphazard knight is back on another quest. This time he must find the finest feathers in the kingdom to fill the royal pillow and stop the little princess making that terrible noise!

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

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Praise for Good Knight Sleep Tight

  • Aside from the perfect pace and humour of this book, it is the illustrations which set it apart from the average children's bedtime picture story book. Melling, author and illustrator, deserves even more awards to be heaped on him for his latest offering. -

  • With lively drawings...this humorous story will entertain both boy and girl readers. - Carousel

  • Off trots the brave knight (he is the real star) following a humorous narrative that simply races along. This is a wonderful read that is bound to win first place in the bed-time reading stakes. - The Lady

  • David Melling's comic tale is a delight in every way. His witty illustrations and gently sardonic text combine with typographical showmanship resulting in a richly enjoyable story which has all the hallmarks of the classic children's picture book. - Scottish Sunday Herald

  • ... one reading won't exhaust this book's pleasures - TES

  • As usual, David Melling's illustrations keep readers smiling all the way through, adding colour to a fast-paced narrative which keeps young minds concentrating on this terrific tale until the last page. - South Wales Argus

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David Melling

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 2 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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