The Inch Prince by Russell Punter


The Inch Prince by Russell Punter

This is a new title in the fantastic First Reading series, aimed at children who are beginning to read. When Mrs Ping's wish to have a child is granted by a passing fairy, she and her husband become the parents of a little boy who's just one inch tall. Issy, as they name him, doesn't grow any taller. But what he lacks in height, he makes up for in ambition. He goes to the Emperor and asks for a job. But is he up to the task of becoming a royal bodyguard? It is developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, who is a senior lecturer in education and an early reading specialist from Roehampton University. It is a great value quality hardback with ribbon marker guaranteed to foster pride in book ownership.

About the Author

Russell Punter

Russell’s earliest ambition was to become an artist, well third earliest actually, after dating Marie Osmond and becoming the first 9 year old to play the part of Doctor Who.

He joined Usborne Publishing as a designer in 1987 but since discovering his literary side in 2003, he has written over twenty books for the company.

He loves writing for children and his biggest fan is his niece, although he’s not letting the fact that she’s not yet old enough to read bother him.

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48 pages
Interest Age: 4+


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Publication date

26th December 2008



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