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Once Upon a Legend

a blockbuster adventure from the author of The Day I Fell into a Fairytale

Illustrated by Elisa Paganelli

About The Book

Discover your destiny in a legendary tale of friendly giants and magical mishaps, from actor and comedian Ben Miller, bestselling author of The Day I Fell into a Fairytale.

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Marcus has just started Merlin's, a very unusual school...

He doesn't like it and is doing everything he can to get into big trouble and be sent home. When a midnight prank accidentally wakes a sleeping giant called Crom, things take a turn for the magical.

But there are other giants on the move, bigger and angrier than Crom. Realising that Merlin's and the whole country are in danger, it's a race against time for the two new friends to find the magic of their own bravery.

Turn the page, share the adventure in this bestselling magical story for all the family, illustrated by Elisa Paganelli.

Praise for Ben Miller:
'A magical adventure' Sunday Express on The Day I Fell Into a Fairytale
'Great for reading aloud' The Week Junior on The Day I Fell Into a Fairytale
'A fire-side gem of a story' Abi Elphinstone on The Night I Met Father Christmas
'Fabulous' Sunday Express on The Boy Who Made the World Disappear
'Enchanting, funny and intriguing in equal measure' Philip Ardagh on The Night I Met Father Christmas

About The Author

David Reiss

Ben Miller is the bestselling author of magical stories for the whole family: The Night I Met Father Christmas, The Boy Who Made the World Disappear, The Day I Fell into a Fairy TaleHow I Became a Dog Called Midnight, Diary of a Christmas Elf, and The Night We Got Stuck in a Story. He is an actor, director, and comedian best known for The Armstrong & Miller Show, the Johnny English and Paddington films, BBC’s Death in Paradise, and recent Netflix smash Bridgerton.

About The Illustrator

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK (May 23, 2024)
  • Length: 304 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781398515901
  • Ages: 7 and up

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