The Dragon Painter by Rosie Dickins

The Dragon Painter

Written by Rosie Dickins
Part of the Usborne First Reading Series

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First Reading: Level Four. The classic tale of a chinese painter who is so good his work comes to life.... and then he paints a dragon! Building readers’ stamina still further with all 48 pages devoted to the story (up to 750 words). The narrative is more developed, there is more text on the page, and sentence structure and vocabulary are more descriptive. Original fiction, folk tales and fairytales coupled with terrific illustrations will provide plenty of variety for the reader. Will be enjoyed with equal enthusiasm if read alone or together with a parent.


The Dragon Painter by Rosie Dickins

The classic story of The Dragon Painter retold with simple text for children just beginning to read.

About the Author

Rosie Dickins grew up in England and Hong Kong. An avid reader, she always loved writing her own stories. After studying literature at Oxford University, art in Paris and plenty of travelling, she settled in London, where she now works for Usborne Publishing. She is the author of over forty fiction and non-fiction children's books, including award-winning art books.

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Book Info


48 pages
Interest Age: 4+


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Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

26th May 2006




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