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.
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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
Thomas Docherty found reading and writing really difficult as a child, so he ended up keeping a sketchbook diary, especially if he travelled somewhere new. That was the inspiration for his first picture books To the Beach and Little Boat.More about Thomas Docherty