The Magnificent Hercules Quick
By Ursula Dubosarsky
Illustrated by Andrew Joyner
Reviewed by Mia Macrossan
Ursula is now the author of over 60 books for children and young adults, and her work is published all over the world. She has won many awards and is the current Australian Children’s Laureate. Andrew Joyner is a highly acclaimed picture book creator who has illustrated many of Ursula Dubosarsky’s picture book texts with great success.
The Magnificent Hercules Quick is an Australia Reads exclusive story about a boy who does a series of odd jobs for his eccentric neighbours so that he can save for a box of special magic tricks.
It is a repackaging of the story Ask Hercules Quick, published in 2019 and reviewed here in StoryLinks. This current edition is a paperback special available for $4.99.