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  • Published: 2 July 2015
  • ISBN: 9781448187935
  • Imprint: Andersen Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 32

Melric the Magician Who Lost His Magic



A magical masterpiece from the creator of NOT NOW, BERNARD, ELMER and MR BENN.

When Melric, the king's magician, mysteriously loses his magic, he sets out on a quest to return it. But with the kingdom under attack, will Melric get his magic back in time to protect it?

  • Published: 2 July 2015
  • ISBN: 9781448187935
  • Imprint: Andersen Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 32

About the author

David McKee

David is the creator of several well-known characters including King Rollo and Mr Benn. His most famous creation is Elmer the Patchwork Elephant which is now published in more than 50 languages and has its own successful global merchandise programme.
David McKee was born in Devon and went to Plymouth Art College, where he had a traditional training. On leaving college he drew regularly for, among others, Punch, Reader’s Digest, and The Times Educational Supplement. His drawings were influenced especially by Saul Steinberg and Andre Francois. David lives in Arles, France.

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Praise for Melric the Magician Who Lost His Magic

A wonderfully involving tale... (Children) will love the story of Melric, resplendent in his red and gold starry gown but suffering from magician's block.

Kate Kellaway, Observer

Packed with detail... Another success for McKee!

The School Librarian

David McKee is a genius.

The Times

A strong story with a very good moral

Lovereading

A gem of a story. There's also a gentle underlying message about the value of being independent.

Armadillo Magazine

A wonderfully involving tale... (Children) will love the story of Melric, resplendent in his red and gold starry gown but suffering from magician's block.

Kate Kellaway, Observer

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