Specsavers Children's Book of the Year (Junior)

Shortlisted 2022

Sir Adam the Brave and the Moody Monsters by David King and Rhiannon Archard

Sir Adam the Brave and the Moody Monsters

By David King, illustrated by Rhiannon Archard

From the Number One bestselling author of A Hug For You.

When a trio of moody monsters jeopardise the Wompie Wonder Fair and throw the kingdom into chaos, something has to be done. And fast! Enter Sir Adam the Brave! Join him on his quest to save the day and find out what’s making those monsters so very moody . . .

About David King, illustrated by Rhiannon Archard...

David King is an Irish children’s author passionate about telling engaging stories with heartfelt messages. He has worked in education his whole life and is a Doctor of Education. A Hug for You, the story of his son Adam’s virtual hug, was a number one bestseller and winner of the An Post Junior Children’s Irish Book Award in 2021. Sir Adam the Brave and the Moody Monsters will be published in 2022. He lives in East Cork with his wife and five children.

Rhiannon Archard is a Welsh artist. She studied Illustration at Camberwell College of Arts and creates illustrations using gouache, watercolour, colour pencils, lino printing and ceramics. She has illustrated two books for children by David King: A Hug for You and Sir Adam the Brave and the Moody Monsters. She lives with her daughter in the Kentish countryside.

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