King Garnet Stories by Marianne Parry


King Garnet Stories by Marianne Parry

King Garnet Stories is a collection of 3 tales about the well-loved and happy King Garnet, as well as his wife Queen Amanda and their friend King Grundle. King Garnet loves everyone in his kingdom and everyone in his kingdom loves him, One morning, he awakes to find his legs have grown in the night, so that his feet hang over the bed. At first, he is pleased to show off his new height but, as the days pass, his legs grow so fast that they reach the bedroom door - and even go half way down the grand staircase! Someone is calling a spell on him, but who can it be? King Garnet is so loved that surely no one would want to cause him harm...And more importantly, will his legs every shrink back to normal? Bored of hearing the story of his ever growing legs, Queen Amanda decides to put a stop to his yabbering. She makes a desperate bid to stop him from talking and magically he stops speaking all together! Last, but not least, we follow the story of King Grundle, King Garnet's oldest and most loyal friend. After a misunderstanding between the two kings, they decide to engage their bored soldiers in a mock battle. The people enjoy it so much that they decide to make it an annual event to unite the two kingdoms. Full of magic and adventure, King Garnet Stories is a fun and exciting collection of short stories for children aged 5 - 7 years old.

About the Author

Marianne Parry is a retired primary school teacher from Birmingham. She currently volunteers to teach R.E. topics for local schools. Marianne enjoys writing short stories for children and her growing collection includes Tales of Wabasso (Matador, 2014), Rusty and Friends (Matador, 2014), Bruno and Little Donkey (Matador, 2015), Grappo the Gorilla (Matador, 2015), Tinker Spy (Matador, 2015).

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36 pages
Interest Age: From 5


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Publication date

28th March 2016



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