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The loveable duo from The Kiss That Missed are back in a third adventure! The hapless knight and his faithful horse are left to babysit the prince and princess. But babysitting is a lot harder than they think. Add to the mix - a bag of spells, a little magic and three wishes - and it's going to be a long night. From the bestselling creator of Hugless Douglas, this delightful story is full of humour, charm and magic.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780340931530
ISBN-10: 0340931531
Format: Paperback
(275mm x 193mm x 3mm)
Pages: 32
Imprint: Hodder Children's Books
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Publish Date: 27-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Book Review: Three Wishes by David Melling - Reviewed by (08 Jul 2013)

After reading the kiss that missed we had to read The three wishes.

The Knight had the responsibility to babysit Prince and Princess while the king was away for the weekend.

A series of mishaps happen and the Knight and his horse end up coming across some magic and three wishes, this is where the story becomes quite amusing when the wishes don’t go according to plan.

The book flows nicely and is allot of fun to read as it rhymes extremely well. The illustrations are excellent, large and colorful and some of the scenes are very well portrayed and amusing.

Author Biography - 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 1.4 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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