King Jack and the Dragon
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King Jack and the Dragon

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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.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 230 x 280 x 6mm | 181.44g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • PUFFIN
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • chiefly col. ill
  • 0141328010
  • 9780141328010
  • 109,767

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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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About Peter Bently

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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A new nursery classic has just hit the shelves...a total joy to read aloud Telegraph Magazine
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1,109 ratings
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4 39% (431)
3 23% (251)
2 4% (44)
1 1% (9)
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