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The Storybook Knight

byHelen DochertyIllustratorThomas Docherty

Hardcover | September 6, 2016

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Even dragons love a good story? Leo was a gentle knight in thought and word and deed. While other knights liked fighting, Leo liked to sit and read? When Leo's mom and dad pack him off to fight a dragon, he takes a shield, a sword-and a pile of his favorite books.But can a story be as mighty as a sword?Praise for The Snatchabook: #1 Indie Next PickI dare you to try to read The Snatch-a-book silently to yourself. You can't do it. The book is so wonderful it demands to be read out loud. And besides, if you didn't read the book out loud, how would the Snatch-a-book hear it?"-Caldecott Medalist Brian Selznick"This ever-so-sweet story begs to be read out loud." -Booklist " The gorgeous illustrations are a perfect match for the lively text. This book is a fabulous fit for both storytime and one-on-one reading. Children will be begging for this book to be read to them every night,clever ones will claim they want to keep the Snatchabook happy." -School Library Journal"The husband-and-wife team of the Dochertys have a winner in this heartwarming tribute to the essential role of bedtime reading in the lives of families." -Publishers Weekly"The story is sweet and the illustrations darling." -Kirkus"This whodunit with an uplifting ending will appeal to fans of How the Grinch Stole Christmas! . . . [it] celebrates bedtime reading as a ritual to be revered, and features a thief who merely wants to share in the fun." -Shelf Awareness Pro"
Helen Docherty has spent most of her career as a language teacher, most recently specializing in Spanish. She lives in Bristol, England with her husband and co-author, Thomas, and their two young daughters. Thomas Docherty studied metalwork and sculpture at college before becoming an illustrator of children's book. He lives in Bris...
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Title:The Storybook KnightFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 11 × 10 × 0.48 inPublished:September 6, 2016Publisher:SourcebooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1492638145

ISBN - 13:9781492638148

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love Great story. My kids liked it.
Date published: 2017-11-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Inspiring! I read this to my 5 and 2 yr old and they love it. My 5 year old is able to understand that reading is essential and everyone loves a book now and then while my toddler just loves that there is Dragon who would plead to be read a story to. They enjoy this book every time we read it.
Date published: 2017-03-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gorgeous Great colourful illustrations and a lovely rhyming story!
Date published: 2017-02-09
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Love A wonderful addition for the family's bedtime collection of stories!
Date published: 2017-01-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bought as a gift Got this for my 3yr. old godson. He loves it. Always gets this book for mom to read.
Date published: 2016-12-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love this book! A delightful story packed with good messages without being preachy.
Date published: 2016-11-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A brave knight's adventure The Storybook Knight is not only about the power of books, but a book that teaches children to stand up for what they love. The funny and heartwarming illustrations full of details are the perfect addition to the meaningful story.
Date published: 2016-11-19