Hector and the Big Bad Knight by Alex T. Smith
  

Hector and the Big Bad Knight

Written by Alex T. Smith
Illustrated by Alex T. Smith

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March 2014 Debut of the Month A fun-filled new picture book about the power of good with quirky illustrations from award-winning Alex T. Smith. Boys in particular will love the story of Hector, a tiny little boy with a big, brave heart who goes on an adventure to rescue his granny's wand from a big bad knight.

Synopsis

Hector and the Big Bad Knight by Alex T. Smith

When Hector's granny has her magic wand stolen by The Big Bad Knight, Hector, the tiniest boy in the village, decides to go after him. And when The Big Bad Knight sends a dragon after Hector, our hero knows just what to do - with a little help from a bag of crisps!

Brave Hector manages to return the magic wand back to Granny, and then it's time for The Big Bad Knight to learn a little lesson about knightly manners.

About the Author

Alex T. Smith

Whilst studying illustration at Coventry University, Alex T. Smith won second prize in the Macmillan Prize for Children’s Picture Book Illustration in 2006 and was highly commended for the same award in 2005. Eliot Jones, Midnight Superhero was shortlisted for the Coventry Inspiration Book Award and Alex was longlisted for the Greenaway Medal 2009, an amazing accolade for such a new and young writer!

Alex lives in York with his wife and four very naughty, tiny dogs. Read more about the author here.

Photo credit: Dominic Turner

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Alex T. Smith
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Publisher

Scholastic

Publication date

6th March 2014

ISBN

9781407138480

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