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The King of Quizzical Island Digs Through the World

By Gordon Snell
Illustrated by David McKee

It's time to dig deep in the second instalment of the extraordinary adventures of the King of Quizzical Island.

The King of Quizzical Island/To prove the world is round,/Made a singular spade with a diamond blade/ And began to dig in the ground. The resolute King of Quizzical Island begins to dig a tunnel so deep that it will take him to the other side of the world. His quest leads him right down into the heart of the earth where he encounters all kinds of mysterious and mythical creatures, including the Monarch of Calcium, a huge Giant and a Dinosaur and Dragon perched in two large armchairs. Will he make it to the other side? What treasures of wisdom will he discover?

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About the author

Gordon Snell is the author of many books for children. He has also written song lyrics and librettos, novels and plays, and has worked in both television and radio as a writer and interviewer. He lives in Dublin with his wife, the writer Maeve Binchey.

About the illustrator

David McKee published his first picture book, Two Can Toucan, in 1964. He went on to create some of the best-loved children's characters in the world, including Mr Benn, King Rollo and Elmer the Elephant. David lives in Paris, France.

ISBN: 9781406338331
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: June 1, 2012
Dimensions: 245 x 270mm, 40pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $18.99
New Zealand RRP: $21.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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