The Book of Legends: Signed Exclusive Edition (Hardback)Lenny Henry (author)
At once a laugh-out-loud funny and hugely thrilling read from the beloved comedian, The Book of Legends follows two ordinary kids who embark on an epic adventure filled with evil princes, mud monsters and Viking armies.
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From comedy legend Lenny Henry comes his incredible new middle grade novel, The Book of Legends, perfect for fans of outrageous adventures and illustrated throughout by the incredibly talented Keenon Ferrell.
Two ordinary kids are about to go on one extraordinary adventure!
Bran and Fran love living with their mum, who is the storyteller at the Once Upon a Wow bookstore in their small Midlands town. But when mum goes missing and her stories turn out to be a portal to another world, they're going to have a huge, magical adventure on their hands.
Luckily, they have Wilma, the Wizard's Wife, and Zack, the wisecracking Zebracorn, to help them on their journey. And they're going to need help because there are evil princes, mud monsters and Viking armies all standing in their way...
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Number of pages: 224
Dimensions: 197 x 130 mm
Praise for The Boy With Wings:
'Always looking for genuinely laugh out loud funny books and [The Boy with Wings] 100% delivered. THANK YOU.' - Louie Stowell, author of Loki: A Bad God's Guide to Being Good
'This book is as laugh-out-loud funny as you'd expect, but it's also packed with super-charged thrills, characters you really care about and a whole lot of heart. I think The Boy With Wings is the start of something really special.' - Nadia Shireen
'Henry's first book for children is as funny as might be expected but it's also quietly thoughtful and poignant, examining ideas of heritage, family, love and belonging in a way that lifts the Chosen One troupe out of the territory of cliche.' - Books for Keeps
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“A delightful magical tale”
My thanks to Macmillan Children’s Books for an eARC via NetGalley of ‘The Book of Legends: What if all the stories were real?’ by Sir Lenny Henry. The book is illustrated by Keenon Ferrell.
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Birthday gift for my grandson who thoroughly enjoyed this book.
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