In Chapter Seventeen the Royal Guard are given a simple choice, keep up with the lie or stand up against Spittleworth. Which way will they choose?
When The Ickabog was being published there was a wonderful competition to try and get your illustrations into the book.
But how do you imagine the characters when you read the story?
What do they look like?
What are they wearing?
Try drawing these four illustrations from the original competition. How different are your characters from the ones in the book?
The very sad Bert and Mrs Beamish
Lord Spittleworth and his glass of wine
The body covered in the flag