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The Storybook Knight (Hardcover)

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By Helen Docherty, Thomas Docherty (Illustrator)
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Description


Even dragons love a good story...

Leo was a gentle knight
in thought and word and deed.
While other knights liked fighting,
Leo liked to sit and read...

When Leo's mom and dad pack him off to fight a dragon, he takes a shield, a sword--and a pile of his favorite books.

But can a story be as mighty as a sword?

Praise for The Snatchabook:
#1 Indie Next Pick
"I dare you to try to read The Snatch-a-book silently to yourself. You can't do it. The book is so wonderful it demands to be read out loud. And besides, if you didn't read the book out loud, how would the Snatch-a-book hear it?"--Caldecott Medalist Brian Selznick

"This ever-so-sweet story begs to be read out loud." --Booklist

" The gorgeous illustrations are a perfect match for the lively text. This book is a fabulous fit for both storytime and one-on-one reading. Children will be begging for this book to be read to them every night-clever ones will claim they want to keep the Snatchabook happy." --School Library Journal

"The husband-and-wife team of the Dochertys have a winner in this heartwarming tribute to the essential role of bedtime reading in the lives of families." --Publishers Weekly

"The story is sweet and the illustrations darling." --Kirkus

"This whodunit with an uplifting ending will appeal to fans of How the Grinch Stole Christmas . . . it] celebrates bedtime reading as a ritual to be revered, and features a thief who merely wants to share in the fun." --Shelf Awareness Pro

Product Details
ISBN: 9781492638148
ISBN-10: 1492638145
Publisher: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Publication Date: September 6th, 2016
Pages: 32
Language: English

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From the publisher:

"In this richly imaginative debut novel, the first running of the Kentucky Derby serves as the backdrop for a story of what might have been had Abraham Lincoln survived his assassination and lived to retire with Mary to Springfield.  Derby historian Ross R. Moore provides an accurate account of the origins of the famous race, while creating a detailed and entirely plausible world through which the Lincoln's journey to Louisville to meet old friends and to face another deadly threat.  Part horse racing saga, part travelogue, part historical fantasy, part suspense thriller, chock full of sly bits of "stealth history" befitting its educator author, and peopled with memorable characters both real and imaginary, the result is an entertaining and engaging yarn and rewarding read."

Ross R. Moore is an educator, storyteller, and singer-songwriter living in San Diego.  A native of Kentucky where he attended Murray State University and the University of Louisville, he was for several years a museum educator at the Kentucky Derby Museum, sharing the history of the race with visitors. Now he brings this story to a wider audience, drawing upon his knowledge of Derby lore to form the backdrop of this, his first novel.

New Novel about Crawfish Bottom

Book cover: Concerning the Matter of the King of Craw a story by Ron Rhody

Local author, Ron Rhody has written a new novel "Concerning the Matter of the King of Craw" about the infamous John Fallis.

Ron is author of the "Theo" books about Frankfort.

Author Ron Rhody and store owner Lizz Taylor

Ron Rhody was in the store to sign copies of his new book recently.

So we have a limited quantity of signed copies of King of Craw that would make great presents.