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The Kiss That Missed Board Book

Knight and His Adventures

No. of pages 32

Great for age 0-11 years

A sturdy board book edition of The Kiss That Missed.

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.


This book is part of a book series called Knight And His Adventures .

This book is aimed at children in primary school.

There are 32 pages in this book. This is a picture book. A picture book uses pictures and text to tell the story. The number of words varies from zero ('wordless') to around 1k over 32 pages. Picture books are typically aimed at young readers (age 3-6) but can also be aimed at older children (7+). This book was published 2012 by Hachette Children's Group .

David Melling was born in Oxford where his father was a sculptor. He lived in Italy for some time and is now married with a baby daughter.

This book is in the following series:

Knight and His Adventures

This book has been nominated for the following awards:

Keystone to Reading Book Award
This book was recognised in the Primary School category by the Keystone to Reading Book Award.

Kate Greenaway Award
This book was recognised by the Kate Greenaway Medal Award. The CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal is awarded by childrens librarians for an outstanding book in terms of illustration for children and young people.

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