The Twin Giants by Dick King-Smith
  

Synopsis

The Twin Giants by Dick King-Smith

A brand-new format for this comic tale, which follows two tall brothers on their search for true love. Lottavim and Normus do everything together: waking up, going to sleep, even sneezing. So when they reach the age of twenty and the height of twelve feet, it's not surprising that they each think the same thought at exactly the same time: It's about time I found a wife! But is it possible to find not one but two of the giantesses of your dreams?

Reviews

This hilarious illustrated comedy will amuse and delight children aged five years plus. Primary Times South A simple, funny and amusingly illustrated book by the children's favourite. Primary Times Hugely entertaining. Child Education Plus A beautiful example of the power of illustration ... this will fuel the imagination of old and young alike The Publisher's Association's Best New Children's Books Summer 2014, The Guardian A delightful story Carousel

About the Author

Dick King-Smith

Dick King-Smith was born in 1922 and brought up in Gloucestershire.

Dick served with the Grenadier Guards during World War II and was mentioned in dispatches. He then spent twenty years working as a farmer and a short period teaching in a primary school before becoming a full-time writer.

Dick wrote over seventy stories, many of which have animal characters for the simple reason that, "I like them, I've always kept a lot of pets, and because it's fun putting words in their mouths." His farming years were the inspiration for many of his books, and pigs have featured in several of them because they are his favourite animal. Dick won the 1984 Guardian Fiction Award for The Sheep-Pig, which was later turned into an Oscar-winning film, 'Babe'. He died in 2011.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
80 pages
Interest Age: From 5

Author

Dick King-Smith
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Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

3rd April 2014

ISBN

9781406354379


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