Sir Gadabout by Martyn Beardsley
  

Sir Gadabout

Written by Martyn Beardsley

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Parents and children will love the hilarious and often disastrous escapades of Sir Gadabout and yet somehow Sir Gad manages to save the day along with his loyal side kick Herbert and Merlin’s cat.

Lovers of Roald Dahl will delight in Sir Gadabout’s adventures.

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Sir Gadabout by Martyn Beardsley

Sir Gadabout is a walking disaster. Voted the "knight most likely to chop his own foot off in a fight", he shivers in his rusty armour when he has to face the brave Sir Lancelot in a joust.

Join the loveable Sir Gadabout, loyal Herbert and Merlin's sarcastic cat, Sidney Smith, on a chaotic quest that will make every reader - child or adult - laugh out loud.

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About the Author

Martyn Beardsley

Martyn Beardsley has lived in Nottingham all his life. A civil servant for many years, he is now concentrating on his writing career. As well as being a children's author, one of his great passions is history. In 2002 he published a biography of Sir John Franklin, the Arctic explorer. A committed Buddhist, he is interested in reading, sport, keep-fit and yoga. Martyn Beardsley is married with one daughter and a mad dog.

MARTYN BEARDSLEY Q&A

What would you rather be – a smuggler or a Revenue man?

On the A1 to Cambridge stuck in a traffic jam and needing to go for a wee. I almost didn’t make it!

A letter from the past like the one in the story. I’ve traced my own family tree and I love finding out more about people long ago.

Tea – it was one of the main smuggled items. I drink gallons a day and can’t write stories without it!

I think I’d build a fake toilet with horrible smells coming from it – they’d never look in there.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback (b Format)
96 pages
Interest Age: from 0 to 16

Author

Martyn Beardsley
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Author's Website

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Publisher

Orion Publishing Co

Publication date

29th June 1994

ISBN

9781858810553

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