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The Kiss That Missed By David Melling

The Kiss That Missed
by David Melling

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The King was in a hurry and blew his son a bedtime kiss, but it missed! The kiss flies out of the window, the prince is distraught and the hapless knight is sent into the forest to fetch it back. What will he encounter there?
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The Kiss That Missed by David Melling

The King was in a hurry and blew his son a bedtime kiss...but it missed! It's escaped into the forest where it has no business to be, so the brave and fearless knight is sent on a mission to bring it back. But is the knight brave and fearless enough? Ages 3-6.

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The Kiss That Missed Reviews

A 'wonderfully comic little charmer ... Mellings illustrations are as snazzy and as snappy as his prose.' - THE GUARDIAN

It's funny and original and an absolute delight to read aloud - a perfect bedtime read. - THE PARENTS GUIDE

The text is lively but it is the comic book-style illustrstions that steal the show. - JUNIOR

An ideal bedtime book. This delightful tale is a true charmer. Warm, funny and not the least bit soppy, it will be enjoyed by both boys and girls. Melling's witty drawings are packed with imaginative detail. - The Scotsman

A touching tale about the power of love. - WATERSTONES BOOKS QUARTERLY

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.

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The Kiss That Missed by David Melling
David Melling
Used - Very Good
Hachette Children's Group
Short-listed for LA Kate Greenaway Medal 2003 Short-listed for Kate Greenaway Medal 2003
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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.