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The Kingfisher Treasury of Dragon Stories By Margaret Clark

The Kingfisher Treasury of Dragon Stories by Margaret Clark

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Summary

Fire-breathing fun! Dragons are perennial favourites with young people and this collection offers a stimulating variety of these mythical creatures! There are friendly dragons as well as fierce ones, a Chinese dragon, and even a home-made dragon with a cotton- reel tail.

The Kingfisher Treasury of Dragon Stories Summary

The Kingfisher Treasury of Dragon Stories by Margaret Clark

Fire-breathing fun! Dragons are perennial favourites with young people and this collection offers a stimulating variety of these mythical creatures! There are friendly dragons as well as fierce ones, a Chinese dragon, and even a home-made dragon with a cotton-reel tail. Including traditional folk tales and fairy tales, classic stories such as "St George and the Dragon" and contemporary stories from writers such as Kathryn Cave and Judy Corbalis, this is a terrific introduction to dragons in all their glory! Perfect for reading aloud, or for independent readers to enjoy by themselves, this beautifully illustrated book is one that will be loved by all dragon fans!

About Margaret Clark

Margaret Clark was Editorial Director of the Bodley Head children's list for nearly twenty years. She is the author of several books, including a collection of Aesop's fables, as well as Writing for Children, a practical guide to children's literature. She lives in north-west London. Mark Robertson is an experienced illustrator who has won special praise for his distinctive black and white line work. He illustrated Krindlekrax by Philip Ridley, which won the Smarties Prize and WH Smith Mind Boggling Books Award.

Table of Contents

Everyone Knows What a Dragon Looks Like - Jay Williams; Tom's Dragon - Kathryn Cave; The Laidly Worm of Spindleston Heugh - Retold by Joseph Jacobs; The Home-made Dragon - Norman Hunter; A Race with a Dragon - John Cunliffe; Scales Takes Over - June Counsel; Constantes and the Dragon - Retold by Virginia Haviland; The Secret in the Matchbox - Val Willis; Saint Simeon and the Dragon - Retold by Margaret Clark; John and the Green Dragon - Jamila Gavin; Georgie-Anna and the Dragon - Judy Corbalis; Ragnar Shaggy-Legs and the Dragons - Retold by Roger Lancelyn Green; Irritating Irma - Robin Klein; The Dragon on the Roof - Terry Jones; Saint George and the Dragon - retold by Margaret Clark

Additional information

GOR001214212
9780753411827
0753411822
The Kingfisher Treasury of Dragon Stories by Margaret Clark
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pan Macmillan
2005-02-21
160
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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