A young knight (boy), protects his castle (his play equipment) with a (cardboard) sword. Beware, he is watching and listening and inspiring the imagination of children.
The book can be more than just reading the words but creating possibilities through conversation and discovery. This can be achieved by learning about the animals, identifying them, learning what noises they make and where they might live.
I am not a fan of books that actually scare children which is why I like this one so much, it takes a holiday that is known for its spookiness and made into an story with a delightful sense of bizarre with a side of sibling rivarly and surprise.
Shelly Unwin has again delighted the reader with her ability to bring books alive, creating an atmosphere of fun and waggishness. There’s a Baddie Running Through This Book is her best yet and I am not only excited about this book but for what she will delight us with in the future.