A prequel to the bestselling classic The Mouse That Roared.
Set in the year 1450, the tiny Duchy of Grand Fenwick, ruled by the benevolent and noble Sir Roger and armed with its army of expert longbowmen, had existed peacefully without threat of invasion for decades. But when a rascally Irish Knight stumbles across its borders with news that the French were set to attack and that they had a new weapon of mass destruction called "the cannon," the Irishman and Sir Roger must find a way to drop their differences and fight together, a feat made even more difficult when Sir Roger's daughter, the Lady Matilda becomes unduly enamored in the Irish newcomer.
Books in The Grand Fenwick Series:
Books 2 through 5 are best read after The Mouse That Roared, but all of the books can be read and enjoyed at any point in the series.
Book 1: The Mouse That Roared
Book 2: The Mouse On The Moon
Book 3: The Mouse On Wall Street
Book 4: The Mouse That Saved The West
Book 5: Beware Of The Mouse (A Grand Fenwick Series Prequel)
***All five books now also available in an ebook series bundle--The Mouse That Roared Boxed Set (Books 1-5)***
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Leonard Wibberley was born in Dublin Ireland, in 1915. He was the sixth child of a schoolteacher and an agricultural scientist. At nine his family moved to London. Seven years later, when his father died, he went to work as a stockroom apprentice for a publisher and later became a reporter. After various jobs, he came to the United States in 1943 and engaged in newspaper work for ten years. While working for the Los Angeles Times, he published his first work, The King's Beard. Three years later he published his most successful book, The Mouse That Roared, which was serialized in The Saturday Evening Post, and later made into a classic film starring Peter Sellers.
Wibberley lived in Hermosa Beach from 1949 until his death in 1983. He wrote over 100 books and 100's of newspaper articles. He was also an adventurer, who enjoyed traveling, scuba diving, ocean sailing, and road racing.
Leonard also wrote mysteries, juvenile fiction, historical novels, and non-fiction under the pen names Leonard Holton, Patrick O'Connor, and Christopher Webb.
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Descrizione libro Borgo Pr, 1978. Condizione libro: Fair. Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Codice libro della libreria GRP94391943
Descrizione libro Wildside Press, LLC. Library Binding. Condizione libro: Fair. Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. Dust Cover Missing. Codice libro della libreria G0893701262I5N11