The King with Horse's Ears by Eric Maddern
  

Synopsis

The King with Horse's Ears by Eric Maddern

King Mark has a secret: he has horse's ears. No one knows about it except his barber, who is sworn not to tell, on pain of losing his head. But the secret eats away at the barber until he has to tell his doctor - and the doctor advises him to tell his secret to the ground. So the secret grows into reeds, the reeds are made into pipes - and eventually the king has to admit his secret...How King Mark learns to live with his ears is told with good humour by professional storyteller Eric Maddern with delightfully droll artwork by Paul Hess.

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'Eric Maddern and Paul Hess's version gives the tale new legs and a strong heart.'

About the Author

Eric Maddern studied sociology and psychology at Sheffield University, then spent 10 years travelling around the world. He now performs all over the country as a storyteller and folk singer, and he has built a roundhouse in the grounds of his home, where he holds storytelling events. He lives in Gwnyedd, Wales. Eric's books for Frances Lincoln are Death in a Nut, Nail Soup, Cow on the Roof, Earth Story and Life Story, Fire Children, The King with Horse's Ears, Spirit of the Forest, Rainbow Bird, The King and the Seed and Curious Clownfish. To visit Eric Maddern's website click here Paul Hess was born in Sydney, Australia, in 1961. He went to art college in Sydney and then worked as a graphic designer and Art Director for various companies both in Sydney and London from 1981 to 1991. He has worked as a freelance art director and illustrator since then. His books for Frances Lincoln are Death in a Nut, Nail Soup, Cow on the Roof, Dragon of Krakow, Hidden Tales from Eastern Europe, The King with Horse's Ears and The King and the Seed. He lives in Northumberland.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 6

Author

Eric Maddern
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Publisher

Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd

Publication date

1st August 2004

ISBN

9780711220799


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