The king is in too much of a hurry to stop for his son's bedtime. He rushes past and blows a kiss, but it misses! The kiss flies out of the window, the prince is distraught and the hapless knight is send into the deep dark forest to fetch it back. What will he encounter there?
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'It's funny and original and an absolute delight to read aloud - a perfect bedtime read.' -- THE PARENT'S GUIDE An ideal bedtime book ... This delightful tale is a true charmer ... Melling's witty illustrations are packed with imaginative detail, including the masterly touch of a delicate golden line tracing the swerling path of the kiss. -- The Scotsman 20021207 'Full of unexpected twists and turns The Kiss That Missed is a wonderful literary example of how to temper fearsome episdoes with humour. ... this story is one which will demand endless rereading.' -- writeaway.org.uk 20021207 Brightly attractive drawing and colouring are an irresistable invitation to enjoy The Kiss That Missed. -- School Librarian 20110701
About David Melling
David Melling was born in Oxford. His father was a sculptor and David inherited his artistic leanings. David has received much recognition for his artistic talent. His book 'Brilliant the Dinosaur' (Pavillion) was shortlisted for the 1994 Smarties Book Award and 'What's that Noise?' was longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Award. He is married and lives with his wife and daughter in Oxfordshire.
The Kiss That Missed by David Melling
Used - Very Good
Hachette Children's Group
Short-listed for LA Kate Greenaway Medal 2003 Short-listed for Kate Greenaway Medal 2003
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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.