Book Talk: Knights vs. Monsters by Matt Phelan

August 26, 2019

 

         

 

 

“ Chock-full of briskly paced action and glints of humor. . . . Young heroes both male and female rout many excellent monsters—what’s not to like? ”

―Kirkus Reviews

 

 

This is the story

 

Renowned for their courage, their chivalry, and their ability to fight mythical creatures, the Knights of the Round Table face a new band of dangerous opponents—MONSTERS!

 

 

In the rip-roaring sequel to Matt Phelan’s acclaimed Knights vs. Dinosaurs, four daring knights and one intrepid archer face off against legendary monsters. This heavily illustrated middle grade adventure is a hilarious tale of derring-do that is perfect for reluctant readers and fans of The Terrible Two and The Wild Robot.

 

 

Award-winning creator Matt Phelan’s Knights vs. Monsters is a highly illustrated, fast-paced adventure full of uproarious knightly hijinks, surprising secrets, and terrifying monsters.When a magical boat sweeps the Knights of the Round Table off to Scotland, they take on the evil Queen Morgause and her horde of monsters. With art on nearly every page, including an epic fight scene depicted in several graphic-novel style spreads, this engaging story is ideal for reluctant readers, aspiring knights, and fans of Gordon Korman’s Masterminds.

 

 

Reviews and What Readers Say


“ Humor and high-jinks are in plentiful supply . . . the story’s real joy is found in the characters’ interactions and impossible plot turns. . . . Black-and-white illustrations and comics panels ramp up the madcap action and laughs. . . . Another rampaging success.”

―Booklist

 

 

“ My son loves it."

―Nathan Blake John, Amazon Readers' Review, Verified Purchase

 

 

 

Knights vs. Monsters by Matt Phelan

176 pages

ISBN 978-0062686268

 

 

 

Note: To order, please click here

 

 

Matt Phelan is the award-winning creator of the middle-grade graphic novels Snow White, The Storm in the Barn, Bluffton, and Around the World and the picture book Druthers. He has also illustrated numerous books for children, including The Higher Power of Lucky, Flora’s Very Windy Day, Xander’s Panda Party, and Very Hairy Bear. www.mattphelan.com

 

 

 

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