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The Hidden Kingdom  is the first book in a new series by Ian Beck. This book is getting rave reviews and he says it’s his best book to date!
These books are stunning - the cover has a beautiful illustration.  And inside Ian has created stunning hand drawn illustrations for your collection and signed and numbered them 1 of 1. These are totally exclusive to the Doodled Books website.   

Many authors have tried to write the next series to replace Harry Potter and failed. However it’s true to say that Ian’s work is hot property as he has secured numerous film deals – so who knows what may happen!
Also Ian Beck is now executive producer on the proposed live action Tom Trueheart film and the script is being written at the moment.  Plus he has finished Tom Trueheart 3 which has just been published.
Praise for The Hidden Kingdom: This book has a timeless charm . . . It has the potential to become a classic. ( )

. . . an adventure story that will keep readers of 10-plus absorbed to the very last word. (Newbury Weekly News )

Praise for iThe Secret History of Tom Trueheartr: Ian Beck's prose has a crisp and springy rhythm. His illustrations, gnarled silhouettes, are marvellously complex. If you turn them upside down, they change completely. A volume to treasure. (Telegraph )

a delightful book, and one with a wide potential audience . . . a story with a timeless quality and great charm for bedtime reading upwards. (Marcus Sedgwick, Literary Review )

Praise for iTom Trueheart in the Land of Dark Storiesr: a pleasure to hold, read aloud and explore (Amanda Craig )

the makings of a modern classic. The book is beautifully produced and the story itself has everything: pace, humour, a likeable hero and just the right amount of excitement to keep you turning the pages. (School Librarian )

Book Description

An ancient danger. A secret army. A brand new hero . . .

Product Description
A pampered prince who has to give up everything he has ever known. A warrior-like girl who has promised to carry out her duty at any cost. An obedient young servant with a mission to complete and an icy chill in his heart. As ancient demons rise around them and conspire to destroy their world, only these three people can defeat the evil which threatens to engulf them. But to do so they must first find a way to survive in the bitter, snowy lands where they are banished, and discover how to work together despite their differences. Only then will they be able to raise the secret armies of the hidden kingdom and fight for a new future together.
Product details
  • First Edition First Printing
  • Paperback: 288 pages
  • Publisher: OUP Oxford (6 Oct 2011)
  • Language English
  • ISBN-10: 0192755633
  • ISBN-13: 978-0192755636
  • Product Dimensions: 19.6 x 13 x 2.5 cm
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