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Melric the Magician Who Lost His Magic

Written by David McKee

Melric the Magician Who Lost His Magic Synopsis

When Melric, the king's magician, mysteriously loses his magic, he sets out on a quest to return it. But with the kingdom under attack, will Melric get his magic back in time to protect it?

Melric the Magician Who Lost His Magic Press Reviews

A wonderfully involving tale... (Children) will love the story of Melric, resplendent in his red and gold starry gown but suffering from magician's block. -- Kate Kellaway * Observer * Packed with detail... Another success for McKee! * The School Librarian * David McKee is a genius. * The Times * A strong story with a very good moral * Lovereading * A gem of a story. There's also a gentle underlying message about the value of being independent. * Armadillo Magazine *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781849394390
Publication date: 5th July 2012
Author: David McKee
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 32 pages

About David McKee

David is the creator of well-known characters including King Rollo, Mr Benn and Elmer the Patchwork Elephant, which is now published in more than 50 languages and has its own successful global merchandise programme. David McKee was born in Devon and went to Plymouth Art College, where he had a traditional training. On leaving college he drew regularly for Punch, Reader's Digest, and The Times Educational Supplement. His drawings were influenced especially by Saul Steinberg and Andre Francois. David is the winner of the 2020 British Book Awards Nibbies Illustrator of the Year Award. He lives in Arles, France and in London.

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