Lord Commander Horatio Frederick Wallington Nincompoop Maximus Pimpleberry the Third (or Horace, for short) has been a statue on a plinth in Princes Park for hundreds of years. But after suffering pranks, graffiti, endless mobile phone chat, and pigeon poo, Horace has had enough. He decides it's time to get off his pedestal . . . and walks away. Surely he can find a better home? One suitable for such a fine commander? Assisted by his new friend Harriet (she's seven
and a quarter years old and definitely NOT a statue) Horace tackles modern life (though he can't shake off his embarrassing hobby of invading everything) in his quest to find the perfect place to live. The trouble is, nowhere seems to be quite as good as Mayor Silverbottom's house. And Mayor
Silverbottom just happens to be a descendant of Horace's arch enemy . . . Packed with splendiferous pictures this is a rollicking read for children of five and up.
Sir Chris Hoy MBE was born and raised in Edinburgh. He won his first world medal in 1999 - a silver in the Team Sprint - and has won 11 world and two Commonwealth titles. Chris won his first Olympic gold medal in 2004 and in 2012, at his home Olympic Games in London, Chris became Great Britain's most successful Olympic athlete to date, with six gold medals a...More about Clare Elsom