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The Long-Lost Secret Diary of the World’s Worst Knight

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Meet Roderick—a scrawny, unremarkable teenager keeping a diary of his life in the Middle Ages. When he’s chosen to become a knight on a quest to find a holy relic (the fingers of St. Stephen), Roderick is determined to prove his honor and graduate from zero to hero.

ISBN: 978-1-63163-136-8, 978-1-63163-137-5, 978-1-63163-139-9 Series: , Tags: , ,

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Meet Roderick—a scrawny, unremarkable teenager keeping a diary of his life in the Middle Ages. When he’s chosen to become a knight on a quest to find a holy relic (the fingers of St. Stephen), Roderick is determined to prove his honor and graduate from zero to hero.

The hilarious Long-Lost Secret Diary series puts readers inside the heads of hapless figures from history stuggling to carry out their roles and getting things horribly wrong. The accessible, irreverent stories will keep young readers laughing as they discover the importance of not being afraid to learn from mistakes. Fact boxes, a glossary, and additional back matter provide historical context and background.

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Hosted Ebook, Paperback, Reinforced Library Binding

Meet Roderick—a scrawny, unremarkable teenager keeping a diary of his life in the Middle Ages. When he’s chosen to become a knight on a quest to find a holy relic (the fingers of St. Stephen), Roderick is determined to prove his honor and graduate from zero to hero. The hilarious Long Lost Secret Diary series put readers inside the heads of hapless figures from history struggling to carry out their roles and getting things horribly wrong. The accessible, irreverent stories will keep young readers laughing as they learn the importance of not being afraid to learn from one’s mistakes. Get Real fact boxes featured throughout, as well as a glossary and additional back matter, provide historical context and background.

Lexile: 920L
Copyright: 2018
Page Count: 216
Trim Size: 5 x 7.8
Rights Territory: AG; AI; AW; BB; BL; BM; BS; BZ; CA; CR; CU; DM; DO; GP; GT; HN; HT; JM; MF; KN; KY; LC; MQ; MS; MX; NI; PA; PM; PR; SV; TC; TT; US; VC; VG; VI
Categories: 
Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure / General
Juvenile Fiction / Historical / General
Juvenile Fiction / General

Tim Collins worked as a copywriter in advertising before becoming a full-time author. He writes nonfiction books for adults and children’s fiction books, including books designed to appeal to reluctant readers. His work has been translated into forty languages. His books have won numerous awards including the Manchester Fiction City award and the Lincolnshire Book award. He is originally from Manchester but now lives in London.

Reviews and Awards

“A newly minted knight goes from zero to hero.” — Kirkus Reviews

“Simple, engaging stories in a diary format that tell realistic (up to a point) stories with adventurous plots about what it would be like to be a pirate or a knight.” — School Library Connection

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