This is the new weekly meme from BookCraic celebrating amazing middle-grade books. I hope others will enjoy taking part in this too, it is so much fun!

How to Join In

  • Post a picture of the front cover of a middle-grade book which you have read and would recommend to others with details of the author, illustrator and publisher.
  • Open the book to page 11 and share your favourite sentence. 
  • Write three words to describe the book.
  • Either share why you would recommend this book, or link to your review.

This week I am celebrating

Written and Illustrated by The Brothers McLeod, Publishing August 1, 2020 by Guppy Books

Favourite Sentence on Page 11…”He was brave and noble, but one day he failed to stop the double-headed dragon Borax from eating King Burt’s brother, Prince Garibaldi (famous for smelling faintly of biscuits)”

Three Words to Describe this Book… Hilarious, Daft, Brilliant

My Recommendation… This book is hilarious and slightly daft, and full of surprises. Basically, Knight Sir Louis is “a hero in a bonkers world”. He lives in Castle Sideways (take that literally) and he is off to save the world from a giant damsel who is scoffing all the chocolate coins. He is accompanied by his trusty steed, a robot horse named Clunkalot and a magical boar named Mr Catalogue.

What could go wrong? A more apt question might be what can go right? Knight Sir Louis is ready for the challenge and I can guarantee this is one epic you won’t want to miss!

Between the humour and the illustrations, this will have you giggling with tears streaming down your face! A sheer delight from beginning to end. I hope there may be more daring adventures yet to come from brave Knight Sir Louis and The Brothers McLeod!

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