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King Jack and the Dragon by Peter Bently
  

King Jack and the Dragon

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Synopsis

King Jack and the Dragon by Peter Bently

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.

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


About the Author

Peter Bently attended ten schools around the world and studied languages at Oxford. He started writing for children after becoming a parent and lives in Devon with his wife, Lucy, and children Theo and Tara.

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Book Info

Publication date

5th July 2012

Author

Peter Bently

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Publisher

Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 2 to 5 years

Categories

Picture storybooks

ISBN

9780141328010

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