The Legend of Kevin

Shortlisted for the Laugh Out Loud Book Awards 2020!

Max is a normal kid living in a tower block. He dreams of having big adventures. Then one day – DOOF! A flying pony called Kevin crashes into his flat, blown in by a magical storm! Kevin isn’t your typical flying horse. He’s way funnier! That’s the good news. The bad news is that the storm causes a huge flood. Soon Max’s town is underwater, and Kevin must come to the rescue. Do big adventures finally lie ahead? YES!

  • First in a hilarious illustrated series about Kevin
  • By the team who brought you Pugs of the Frozen North
  • Philip Reeve is the author of the Mortal Engines books
  • He also won the Carnegie Medal for Here Lies Arthur
  • Sarah McIntyre’s pictures are a witty delight to behold
  • This bestselling pair also brought us Cakes in Space

“Hugely enjoyable and laugh-out-loud funny.” Children’s Book of the Month – Mail on Sunday

“This high-spirited romp reminds us that we belong with the people we care about.” Children’s Book of the Week – Sunday Times

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  • Philip Reeve

    Philip Reeve is the award-winning and critically acclaimed author of the Mortal Engines books.


    Philip has won many major awards, including the Nestle Smarties and Blue Peter prizes for Mortal Engines, the Guardian prize for A Darkling Plain and the Carnegie medal for Here Lies Arthur.

  • Sarah McIntyre

    Illustrator and author Sarah McIntyre is the fantastic creator of comics, picture books and fiction including You Can’t Eat a Princess and Pugs of the Frozen North.


    Winner of the Winner of the Independent Bookshop Week Children’s Book of the Year for Pugs of the Frozen North. Sarah’s picture book awards include the 2010 Sheffield Children’s Book Award for Morris the Mankiest Monster.

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