Leo the mouse isn't like the other knights. While they like fighting,
he'd rather read a book. Leo's parents are keen to turn him
into a proper knight, so they pack him off on a mission to tame a
dragon. But Leo knows that books are mightier than swords, and he
tames not just the dragon, but a troll and a griffin, too - by
reading them stories.
With its witty rhyming text and glorious, detailed illustrations,
THE KNIGHT WHO WOULDN'T FIGHT is a joyful, magical picture book
about the power of stories.
Helen Docherty's Biography
Before becoming an author, Helen used to teach Spanish and French. She has lived and worked in France, Spain, Cuba and Mexico, and now lives in Swansea, Wales, with her husband, the author and illustrator Thomas Docherty, and their two daughters.
Her first r...
Jenny Colgan is the author of numerous bestselling novels for adults, including Meet Me at the Cupcake Cafe and Little Beach Street Bakery. When Neil the puffin from Little Beach Street Bakery caught her readers' attention, Jenny knew she needed a story of his own - and so the id...More about Thomas Docherty