French takes the fairy-tale format and twists it into a funny, frenetic adventure with lots of inventive plot and eccentric characters which will draw in girls and boys with a taste for the fantastical and off-beat humour — Sally Morris ― Daily Mail
Delightfully witty and exciting ― The Independent on Sunday
A genuinely funny story with a range of highly original characters, lively dialogue and extraordinary events. ― School Librarian Journal
About the Author
Winner of the MacMillan Children’s Book Prize, he illustrates books including the ‘Tales from the Five Kingdoms’ series by Vivian French.
professional story-teller as well as an acclaimed children’s author who has written over 40 picture books and novels for Walker Books alone.