King Jack and the Dragon (Paperback)
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Paperback 32 Pages / Published: 05/07/2012
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A magical, rhyming bedtime picture book starring brave King Jack, a band of faithful knights and a big green dragon. Raaahhh! Illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, the award-winning artist of We're Going on a Bear Hunt and Alice in Wonderland.

Jack, Zak and Caspar were making a den, a mighty great fort for King Jack and his men . . .
Night is falling, bedtime is looming and playtime is nearly over . . . but brave King Jack is more than a match for dragons and terrible beasties. This magical make-believe adventure, illustrated by picture book star Helen Oxenbury, is the perfect bedtime tale for little boys and brave children everywhere.

Normal 0 0 1 65 373 Puffin 3 1 458 11.1287 0 0 0 Generations of children have been charmed by Helen Oxenbury's award-winning illustrations. Helen has won the Kate Greenaway medal and the Nestle Smarties prize. Her numerous books include We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen and Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carrol. Peter Bently started writing for children soon after becoming a parent and now lives in Devon with his wife, Lucy and their children Theo (alias King Jack) and Tara.

Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
ISBN: 9780141328010
Number of pages: 32
Weight: 211 g
Dimensions: 283 x 232 x 5 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
A new nursery classic has just hit the shelves...a total joy to read aloud * Telegraph Magazine *
This charming, atmospheric, multiracial tale is both exciting and comforting * Sunday Times *
Helen Oxenbury's illustrations are timeless and the poignant story is perfect in its simplicity. A classic * Angels and Urchins *

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“Our absolute favourite!”

Beautifully written; every syllable rolls off the tongue perfectly.
A perfectly simple story of kids play & imagination.

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