King Dave: Royalty for Beginners

Another mad-cap adventure from the hilarious Elys Dolan

Author/Illustrator Elys Dolan

Suitable for:  7+ If you have a silly sense of humour then this book is for you!

Price:  £6.99

ISBN: 978-0-19-276399-0
Publication date: 01/08/2019
Paperback: 208 pages
Dimensions: 185x129mm

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Dave the dragon is throne-sitting while the king is away, but all the power, fancy outfits, and parties have gone to his head.
When the castle falls under siege to a potato-wielding queen, the people need a brave hero not a spoilt king. Can Dave remember his knightly ways in time to save the day?

This page was last updated on 20 May 2022 at 04:30 GMT


  • Praise for Knighthood for Beginners: The inventive, zany text and captioned pictures are laugh-out-loud funny- picked as The Sunday Times Children's Book of the Week - The Sunday Times
  • A laugh-aloud book for newly confident readers, or for sharing aloud, this will have kids in fits of giggles - guaranteed! - Parents in Touch
  • A highly illustrated hoot, full of outrageous medieval mashups - The Guardian
  • Elys Dolan just seems to know what tickles a kid's funny bone, while imparting the message to be yourself, no matter what - Financial Times
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