Publication Date: 06/09/2018 ISBN: 9780192766083 Category:
Featured in Mr B's 2018 Christmas Catalogue

The Legend of Kevin: A Roly-Poly Flying Pony Adventure

Philip Reeve, Sarah McIntyre

Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 06/09/2018 ISBN: 9780192766083 Category:



Mr B's review

Mr B’s Christmas Catalogue Review 2018

Our new favourite from this brilliant author/illustrator combo! One stormy night Kevin, a biscuit-loving flying pony, is blown out of his tree and fortuitously lands on the balcony of Max who has always longed for his own pet. But danger is nigh and as the flood waters rise, Max and Kevin must somehow dodge the evil sea monkeys, rescue the headmaster and save the day. A must for all lovers of flying ponies, custard creams and the very silly.


Max is a young boy living in an ordinary tower block. He longs for adventure in his life – then one day – DOOF! – a flying pony called Kevin crashes into his flat, blown in by a magical storm!
The storm causes a huge flood and soon Max’s town submerged by water. Luckily for the town, Max has a flying pony to come to the rescue, and luckily for Kevin, he has a new best friend and a constant supply of his favourite thing – biscuits.
Together Max and Kevin will embark on many wild adventures together . . .
This is the start of a hilarious new series brought to you by the creative and inspiring duo Philip Reeve and Sarah McIntyre and is packed with amazing two-colour illustrations.

Publisher Review

Magical mayhem, friendship and a brilliant case of characters combine in this fabulously funny tale. * Booktrust * This high-spirited romp reminds us that we belong with the people we care about. * Chilren’s Book of the Week – The Sunday Times * The first in a new series, this is hugely enjoyable and laugh-out-loud funny. * Children’s Book of the Month – The Mail on Sunday * McIntrye’s complex illustrations and Reeve’s sly humour will appeal to confident and reluctant readers alike. * Children’s Book of the Month – The Guardian *

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