Bravest Knight Who Ever Lived

Bravest Knight Who Ever Lived

4.31 (130 ratings by Goodreads)
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Knights, dragons, and princesses are the things all good fairytales are made of, but what happens when the tale has an LGBTQ ending? Follow Cedric on his journey from his days on a humble pumpkin farm to the adventures that lead him to become a full-fledged knight. Once a knight, discover how he uses his cleverness and courage to vanquish a fire-breathing dragon and rescue a beautiful prince and princess. It is only then does Sir Cedric face his most difficult challenge. Will he follow his heart, and prove that sometimes the bravest thing you can do is choose for yourself how your fairy tale ends?
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Product details

  • Hardback | 40 pages
  • 203 x 254 x 12.7mm | 430.91g
  • Atglen, United States
  • English
  • 0764356909
  • 9780764356902
  • 644,918

Review quote

The Bravest Knight Who Ever Lived is a rhyming children's picturebook that re-imagines classic fairy tale tropes from an LGBT perspective. The story follows young Cedric's journey from pumpkin farmer to squire to knight. He ingeniously defies a fearsome dragon to rescue a prince and princess. The princess offers to wed Cedric, but his feelings are different! Cedric says, "There's someone else I love, and I believe we're meant to be. I'd like to wed the prince if he does feel the same for me." After the wedding and a happily-ever-after conclusion is a brief message from the United Nations Human Rights Office. The Bravest Knight Who Ever Lived is a tool that parents can read and share with children as a starting point to discuss LGBT social issues such as same-sex marriage. -- Midwest Book Review, Children's Bookwatch
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About Daniel Errico

Shiloh's previous work includes all three of Brian Wray's books, Boy Zero for Caliber Comics, a guest artist spot on Red Knight published by Dead West Comics, and independent projects. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her calico cat, Maki, who maintains quality control and ensures all pages are delivered on time. Daniel Errico is a best-selling children's writer and producer, and an expert at spotting lightning bugs. When not working on his site,, he is on a quest for stories that haven't yet been told.
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Rating details

130 ratings
4.31 out of 5 stars
5 52% (68)
4 35% (45)
3 8% (10)
2 2% (3)
1 3% (4)
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