About the Book
The magic of fantasy brought to life in Laura's special birthday surprise.
Laura finds herself bored at a party and thinks this is just like all her other parties
Laura is transported into another world as she touches a painting of a unicorn named Apollo at her birthday party.
She finds herself flying on the back of Apollo and landing into a castle made of gold.
She meets king Hagar who sets a task to find a magical hat and ring to defeat boredom. He promises to give laura a surprise for her 13th birthday upon her return
Laura's quest leads her through many enchanted and scary places and she meets wonderful friends along the way, who help and guide her to defeat boredom.
Her surprise present is to keep the magic ring and hat that she can use again any time she is feeling bored.
Laura realizes her adventures have only just begun.
Andrew Alan Matthews a Manchester based Artist was employed in the textile design industry reproducing accurate, fine quality, hand painted Artwork for many years. He reproduced Artwork for all the leading textile companies in the UK. He then undertook a B.A.Hons Textile Degree at Manchester Metropolitan University graduating in 1999. He has produced many design pieces inspired by flora and fauna throughout his career and has widened his knowledge in other areas. His subject matter is varied and he has produced watercolours, Gouache, Acrylic and mixed media Artworks over many years which have shown his virtuosity in differing styles. He has produced Children’s illustrated books which have been inspired by his daughter’s love of reading and was determined to produce them for her education and enjoyment. Andrew has produced commissioned Artworks of Still Life, Landscapes, Portraits and has sold artwork to companies and private collectors,