"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 *
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.
Melric the Magician Who Lost His Magic by David McKee
Used - Very Good
Andersen Press Ltd
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.