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The Boy Who Would Be King

Michael Morpurgo, Michael Foreman

From Shelf: Official Indie Children's Bestsellers (week 18, 2023)

A TOP 10 CHILDREN'S FICTION BESTSELLER A beautifully illustrated full-colour tribute to King Charles III, published to mark his coronation - from the bestselling creators of There Once Is a Queen.

A TOP 10 CHILDREN'S FICTION BESTSELLER

A beautifully illustrated full-colour tribute to King Charles III, published to mark his coronation - from the bestselling creators of There Once Is a Queen.

There once was a boy who was going to be king one day . . .

From the Nation's Favourite Storyteller Sir Michael Morpurgo comes a poetic celebration of our new monarch, King Charles III, beautifully illustrated in watercolour by acclaimed artist Michael Foreman.

There once was a little boy, born a prince. Encouraged by his parents, he grew up with a passion for the countryside, wanting to look after it. Then, as the longest-serving Prince of Wales in British history, he dedicated decades of his life to raising awareness for conservation. Now our king, his devoted work will continue to inspire the protection of our planet for future generations.

This allegorical story tells how - with the help of a tiny acorn - a wise old woman gives a lonely boy, who would be king, the courage and determination to change the world for the better, for everyone. An exquisite companion to There Once Was a Queen, this commemoration of King Charles III's coronation is a gift book truly to be treasured.

Format:
Hardback
Pages:
72
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN:
9780008615406
Published Date:
13/4/2023
Dimensions:
221mm x 171mm x 13mm
Weight:
340g
Category:
General fiction (Children's / Teenage)

RRP: £14.99

Format: Hardback

ISBN: 9780008615406


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