The Hero of Drumree: Beyond the Stars

By Derek Landy, Illustrated by Alan Clarke

A short story taken from the Fighting Words charity collection, BEYOND THE STARS, written and illustrated by two of the most outstanding talents in children’s fiction today

When Fleece, one of the foot soldiers of the valiant Hibernian Army, whose cowardice is a constant source of guilt, is sent to battle the demons of the Fomorian Empire, he becomes the accidental Hero of Drumree.

But Fleece’s weapons have always been words, not swords, and his newfound status leaves him with an unexpected feeling, presenting him the most difficult decision of his life – revealing to him the true meaning of bravery.

Format: Digital download
Ageband: 9 to 13
Release Date: 09 Oct 2014
Pages: None
ISBN: 978-0-00-810333-0
Derek Landy is the author of the number one bestselling and award-winning Skulduggery Pleasant series. The first Skulduggery book won the Irish Book of the decade. Derek lives in Ireland with a variety of cats, a German shepherd, and two geriatric Staffordshire bull terriers who keep peeing on his kitchen floor because they think it’s funny.Alan Clarke is an award-winning illustrator, sculptor, and occasional writer. His images conjure worlds that are whimsical, darkly comic, magical, sometimes grotesque, but always beautifully executed. His work has been published and exhibited worldwide. Alan is based in Dublin.