Description - The Three Wishes by David Melling
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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(275mm x 193mm x 3mm)
Hodder Children's Books
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
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Book Review: Three Wishes by David Melling - Reviewed by Sheepcoate (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 was born in Oxford. His father was a sculptor and David inherited his artistic leanings. David has received much recognition for his artistic talent. His first book was shortlisted for the Smarties Book Award and more recently, The Kiss That Missed was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Award. His recent picture book, The Tale of Jack Frost was animated and shown on BBC1 on Christmas Day with a voice over by Hugh Laurie. It was shortlisted for the Pulcinella Award 2005 for 'Best TV Movie' category. David Melling is married and lives with his wife and two children in Oxfordshire.