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The King Who Wouldn't Sleep

by Debbie Singleton

The King Who Wouldn't Sleep Synopsis

There once was a king who wouldn't sleep - not even a wink! - until he found the perfect prince for his lovely daughter. Princes came from all around bearing gifts. Not one of them was right. But there was someone else watching with an unexpectedly cunning plan up his not-so-royal sleeve...

The King Who Wouldn't Sleep Press Reviews

Brightly amusing artwork.. likely to be deservedly popular. * The School Librarian * There are clever twists, as well as glorious pictures by Holly Swain. -- Nicholas Tucker * Independent * Jaunty fairytale with a wink to The Princess and the Pea and a nod to Pickle-Chiffon Pie * New York Times * A novel twist on an old tale * Booktrust * Ideal for sharing and for newly confident extremely appealing book * Bookbag *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781849392273
Publication date: 6th September 2012
Author: Debbie Singleton
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 32 pages
Categories: Picture storybooks,

About Debbie Singleton

Holly Swain was born and grew up in Canterbury, Kent. She went on to study Illustration at U.W.E Bristol, and this was followed by a Masters in Narrative Illustration at the University of Brighton. She now lives in Hove with her husband and two young daughters. Debbie Singleton grew up in Middlesbrough. She has a degree in Chemical Engineering from Cambridge University. She has travelled extensively over the world and has lived in Texas, Alaska, Trinidad, Western Australia while also working on an oil rig in the North Sea. She was inspired to start writing by her two ...

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