The Knight Who Took All Day
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In a faraway land lives a foolish knight, who longs to impress a golden-haired princess with his marvelous talents. When a terrible fire-breathing dragon arrives and threatens to destroy the kingdom, the knight begins to prepare for battle. But will he be ready in time? Unfortunately, this is The Knight Who Took All Day, and a hilarious cautionary tale about the dangers of showing off ensues.
James Mayhew is an award-winning children's illustrator and author who has been the recipient of numerous prizes, including a New York Times Award for The Boy and the Cloth of Dreams, and an Aesop Accolade from the American Folklore Society for Shakespeare's Storybook. His best-selling series for children include the Katie series and the Ella Bella Ballerina series.
"This entertaining take on an old premise provides a good but not overbearing lesson, while still being a good read, especially aloud." —School LIbrary Journal