Norman the Norman from Normandy (Little Gems IA 5+)
A riotous Little Gem from children's comedy legend Philip Ardagh with quirky full colour illustrations from rising star Tom Morgan-Jones, this madcap adventure is sure to delight young readers.Little Norman the Norman from Normandy loves fighting. When he inherits a broad sword after his father, Great Big Norman, is killed in battle, Little Norman sets off to take on the family honour - and avenge his father's death along the way.
At 6ft 7in with a big bushy beard, favourite children's author Philip Ardagh is a familiar sight at book festivals and events from New York to Wigtown. He has written several award-winning children's books, including The Grubtown Tales series, which won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize.