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Brilliantly funny, madcap illustrated adventures
June 2019 Book of the Month
Kids who like their adventures wild, funny and full of the unexpected will love Adam Stower’s King Coo stories. Starring ordinary schoolboy Ben and his best friend, the totally extraordinary Coo, a bearded girl who lives a secret life with her wombat Herbert in some woods near Ben’s home, they are a brilliant mix of action, invention and jokes of all kinds – verbal, visual, slapstick. This escapade sees the two friends thwart a band of thieves who are intent on stealing priceless golden artefacts from the local museum. For all the zaniness, the plot makes perfect sense and Stower’s excellent illustrations move it along at pace.
The highly anticipated second book following the adventures of King Coo, Ben Pole and a wombat called Herbert.
We also had a number of reviews from year 5&6 students from Tilston School. Here is a small selection of their review but please do click here to read all of their full reviews.
'A FUNNY fabulous, furry adventure. READ IT!' Liz Pichon
Praise for King Coo:
'A charming romp' Metro
'Funny, imaginative story' The Times
'Adam Stower's hilarious story is beautifully presented' Julia Eccleshare, LoveReading4Kids
|Publication date:||6th June 2019|
|Publisher:||David Fickling Books|
|Suitable for:||7+ readers, 9+ readers|
|Genres:||Adventure Stories, Animals, Fantasy / Magical|
|Recommendations:||Books of the Month, Reluctant Readers, Reviewed by Children|
Adam Stower is an award-winning author and illustrator of children’s books. He was born in England and grew up in a village at the edge of Lake Zurich after his family moved to Switzerland. Adam has loved drawing for as long as he can remember. He achieved a first-class honours degree in Illustration from Norwich School of Art, followed by a master’s degree in Narrative Illustration from the University of Brighton. Adam has illustrated sixteen picture books to date, seven of which he wrote himself. He has also illustrated many chapter books for children both ...More About Adam Stower
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