The Kiss That Missed

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Hachette Children's Group, Nov 26, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages

The king is in a hurry and blows his son a bedtime kiss... but it misses. The kiss flies out of the window and a brave knight is sent on a fairytale quest to bring it back.

Since this classic picturebook was published over 10 years ago, it has sold over 300,000 copies and become a favourite bedtime story for boys and girls everywhere.

By the bestselling creator of Hugless Douglas, this delightful tale is filled with humour, charm and bedtime kisses, and is great to read aloud. It is also a fantastic resource for teachers in lessons about fairytales.

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User Review  - agates5 - LibraryThing

This book would be a good read for very young children. The language is simple! Though it was a cute story, I would not consider it a strong piece of literature. There were small descriptors, but ... Read full review

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User Review  - mbolle1 - LibraryThing

I really enjoyed reading this children’s picture book. The first reason I liked the book is because of the descriptive words that the author used to enhance the story. For example, he described the ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

David Melling has been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal, the Smarties Book Award and the Independent Booksellers Award. His Hugless Douglas books have sold over 2 million copies worldwide, and the loveable brown bear has starred in a World Book Day book as well as his own theatre show. Before becoming an internationally acclaimed author-illustrator, David worked as an animation artist for films including the much-loved Father Christmas by Raymond Briggs. One of his most popular picture books The Tale of Jack Frost was animated and shown on BBC1 on Christmas Day.

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