Author(s): Paul Stewart; Chris Riddell (Illustrator)
Free Lance has no master - he journeys from village to village and castle to castle, competing in tournaments and working for his keep. The latest tournament is a rotten mess of corruption, rigging and hi-jinks - can Free Lance survive to fight another day?
Reading Age 8, Interest Age 8-12
Paul Stewart has written everything from picture books to travel writing, fantasy to horror. Paul lived and worked in Germany and Sri Lanka teaching English before becoming a full-time writer.Chris Riddell is an award-winning author, illustrator and political cartoonist for the Observer. He was appointed the UK Children's Laureate in 2015. Alongside his collaborative work with Paul, Neil Gaiman and others, Chris also writes and illustrates the Ottoline and Goth Girl series.