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Stealing some of the glitterball limelight from Strictly Come Dancing,  Sir Dancealot is out now from Bloomsbury. This nimble-toed young knight has a novel approach to combat – defeating his enemies through the medium of dance!

Sir Dancealot Cover

Written by acclaimed children’s author Timothy Knapman and illustrated by me, this is a hilarious story of sequinned clothes, dragon foes and twinkly toes.

Sir Dancealot spot illustrations by Keith Robinson

Sir Dancealot 'Disco Lights' Illustration

From jiving away trolls to boogying aside bogglesnots and bopping off beasties, there’s not a fearsome foe Sir Dancealot can’t defeat.
But when a fire-breathing dragon arrives at the castle gates demanding a dance-off, everyone is worried.
Could this be one step too far for our hero of the dance floor?

Sir Dancealot illustration by Keith Robinson

Tim’s rhyming romp was a joy to illustrate. Although drawing a dancing, ice-skating dragon did present some challenges!

Reviews: 

Lovereading4kids
*September 2016 Book of the Month*

“This zany idea is perfectly executed through a jolly rhyming text and lively illustrations. Kids will love the idea of Strictly with dragons”

Read It Daddy
“Sir Dancealot” is full of fun and bops along to its own  sequin-encrusted rhythm thanks to awesome writing from Timothy and brilliant energetic illustrations from Keith.

Mum To Five
“a much loved recent addition to the kid’s bookshelf”

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Seems like a good excuse for some pictures of knights and dragons. Not that I ever need an excuse for pictures of knights and dragons…

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