King-Smith, Dick Tumbleweed

ISBN 13: 9780141302386


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Sir Tumbleweed is an unlikely knight - afraid of horses, jousting and dragons. But with help from Arthur the Lion and Spearhead the Unicorn, he floors Sir Basil the Beastly in a jousting match. Will the champion jouster of all England find an obliging damsel in distress?

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From the creator of Babe, the Sheep-pig.

About the Author:

Dick King-Smith served in the Grenadier Guards during the Second World War, and afterwards spent twenty years as a farmer in Gloucestershire, the county of his birth. Many of his stories are inspired by his farming experiences. Later he taught at a village primary school. His first book, The Fox Busters, was published in 1978. He wrote a great number of children's books, including The Sheep-Pig (winner of the Guardian Award and filmed as Babe), Harry's Mad, Noah's Brother, The Hodgeheg, Martin's Mice, Ace, The Cuckoo Child and Harriet's Hare (winner of the Children's Book Award in 1995). At the British Book Awards in 1991 he was voted Children's Author of the Year. In 2009 he was made OBE for services to children's literature. Dick King-Smith died in 2011 at the age of eighty-eight.

Nigel Lambert was born in 1944 in the UK. He is a voice actor, best known for his role as the narrator of the first series of the BBC comedy series Look Around You (2002), Scream and Scream Again (1970) and Murder Loves Killers Too (2009).

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King-Smith, Dick
Published by Puffin Books (1999)
ISBN 10: 0141302380 ISBN 13: 9780141302386
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Book Description Puffin Books, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0141302380

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