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Life Stinks!

Written by Peter Bently

Illustrated by Fred Blunt

Part of the Knightmare Series

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Packed with comical characters, battles, puns and poo, this hilarious new series from Peter Bently, a Roald Dahl Funny Prize winner, will be irresistible to boys and girls aged six to eight years. Knightmare, follows the misadventures of a trainee knight,  Cedric Thatchbottom, who serves Sir Percy the Proud – a knight famed throughout the land for his glorious deeds. But life at Castle Bombast isn’t quite what Cedric was expecting – in fact, it’s a total Knightmare! In the first book in the Knightmare series, Life Stinks, Roland the Rotten has challenged Percy the Proud to a duel. But the famous knight refuses to take part because he's lost his lucky underpants. It turns out that Percy is lying to avoid the fight. With his new master's reputation at stake, Cedric finds himself stepping up to the challenge...

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Life Stinks! Synopsis

Cedric Thatchbottom can't wait to train as a squire, serving Sir Percy the Proud - a knight famed throughout the land for his glorious deeds. But this famous knight isn't all he appears to be, and Cedric soon finds himself being run ragged around Castle Bombast by his new master.

 

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ISBN: 9781847154330
Publication date: 07/04/2014
Publisher: Stripes Publishing an imprint of Little Tiger Press Group
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781847154330
Publication date: 7th April 2014
Author: Peter Bently
Illustrator: Fred Blunt
Publisher: Stripes Publishing an imprint of Little Tiger Press Group
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 176 pages
Suitable for: 5+ readers, 7+ readers
Genres: Historical Fiction, Humorous
Recommendations: eBooks
Other Categories: Books for Boys

About Peter Bently

A World Book Day Author 2019 Peter Bently went to ten different schools around the world and studied languages at Oxford University. He started writing for children soon after becoming a parent and now lives with his wife, Lucy, and children, Theo and Tara, in Totnes, Devon (which has its very own excellent medieval castle).

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