The author, Shelley Clunie, home-schooled her four children for five years. During this time she developed creative stories making the numerals come alive with personalities. She placed them in a kingdom with King, Queen, a knight and steed, a page boy and maid...and a Nasty Knave. In the fables, the solution to the multiplication tables became apparent in each scene.
Here is a book deployed as an interactive activity / coloring book in which a child of any age may find delight to engage. It is also a fun way to remember six times nine and seven times eight Look inside and see How Shelley had fun telling her children the tables with the fables of the Multiplikingdom