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The Adventures of King Rollo

Written by David McKee

Illustrated by David McKee

Early Years

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King Rollo is the adorable, bearded, kingly creation of David McKee. After the publication of his best-selling mini hardback stories, King Rollo went on to star in his own animation series, narrated by Ray Brooks.

King Rollo has smart new shoes, but they have laces and he doesn't know how to tie them. He asks the Magician to tie them for him, but his friend has a better idea. King Rollo and the Bread: King Rollo and the Magician meet a farmer eating a loaf of bread. The king tries to impress the farmer with all the amazing food his can magic up...

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The Adventures of King Rollo Synopsis

This slipcase contains four favourite adventures:

King Rollo and the New Shoes: King Rollo has smart new shoes, but they have laces and he doesn't know how to tie them. He asks the Magician to tie them for him, but his friend has a better idea.

King Rollo and the Bread: King Rollo and the Magician meet a farmer eating a loaf of bread. The king tries to impress the farmer with all the amazing food his can magic up...but sometimes a simple thing is the best.

King Rollo and the Birthday: King Rollo wants to give Queen Gwen a birthday card. He buys the best in the shop, but Cook advises him to make her one, as that will be far more special.

King Rollo and King Frank: King Rollo doesn't like King Frank, but he is the only friend who will come and play with him. So King Rollo gets the opportunity to see if he's right in person.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781783444687
Publication date: 1st September 2016
Author: David McKee
Illustrator: David McKee
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Mixed media product
Pagination: 128 pages
Year Groups: Early Years

About David McKee

David McKee was born in Devon and studied at Plymouth Art College. In the early part of his career, McKee regularly drew and sold humorous drawings to magazines and newspapers such as The Times Educational Supplement, Punch and the Reader’s Digest. David McKee has written and illustrated over 50 picture books for Andersen Press and has penned a number of children’s classics including King Rollo, Mr Benn, Not Now Bernard and Elmer the Patchwork Elephant. David loves to paint and now lives in the South of France but regularly visits the UK.  One of the ...

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