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Melric and the crown

Melric and the crown

McKee, David, author

It's time for the yearly Ceremony of the Crown, where the King proves his right to rule. But something strange is going on: the King's crown keeps going missing! Can Melric get to the bottom of this royal riddle before the King and his crown are put to the test?

Book. English. Children's stories. Early Years. Picture Books.
Published London: Andersen Press, 2016
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Statement of responsibility: David McKee
ISBN: 1783445386, 9781783445387
Intended audience: Preschool.
Physical Description: 1 volume : chiefly illustrations (colour)
Subject: Melric (Fictitious character from McKee) Pictorial works Juvenile fiction.

Author note

David McKee's first book was published in 1964. His books are now published in many languages throughout the world, and several of them have been adapted for television. He is one of the leading contemporary children's book creators.

David McKee was born and brought up in South Devon, where he went from grammar school to Plymouth Art College. Whilst still at college he started selling one-off cartoons to newspapers and on graduation, he began to contribute to such publications as Punch, Times Education Supplement and the Reader's Digest. His first book, Two Can Toucan was published in 1964 and since then he has written and illustrated numerous children's books. His books include the popular best-selling Elmer series, Not Now Bernard and King Rollo. David also illustrates for a number of other writers including Michael Bond's Paddington Bear.