Norman the Knight Gets a Fright
32pp., pbk., RRP $A14.99
Meet Norman the Brave:
He’s in need of some knaves
to help him get ready for royal parades.
It’s amazing just how much work there is to do to get ready for a royal parade – not just catching his horse and squeezing him into his armour, but darning his socks and ironing pants as well! And if that’s not enough, there are dragons and bandits and brigands to ward off on the way to the parade ground!!! But there’s a catch – and it may not be the job for you. In which case…
This is a rollicking rhyme through medieval times that is full of fun and humour that will appeal to a wide range of readers. The text is superbly set off by the bright. bold pictures which are packed full of detail and fun, but sadly Norman’s behaviour may well resonate with some. He is the Queen Bee while his knaves are just his drones and his treatment of them is unbecoming but common.
So if the little ones decide that being a knave for a knight is not for them, they can speculate on what it might be like to work for a …
Fun and funny!