Little Wizard by Kazuno Kohara
  

Little Wizard

Written by Kazuno Kohara

3+ readers   
Download an extract Add to wishlist Share this book

The Lovereading4Kids comment

Simply told and illustrated, this is a touching story about a poor little wizard who can’t learn to fly. Alone in the forest practicing his flying, the little wizard meets a dragon who promises to teach him how to do it. They practice together but still the little wizard can’t get his broomstick off the ground. The dragon explains that you need a reason to be able to fly but the little wizard just can’t think of one. But the dragon proves to be right and, when a reason does arise, the little wizard is up and away – and saves the dragon’s skin by doing so.

Synopsis

Little Wizard by Kazuno Kohara

Poor Little Wizard. He's the only one who can't fly, and none of the other wizards will be his friend. But after he meets a dragon in the woods he discovers that friendship can be found in the most surprising of places, and that anything is possible if you believe in yourself. A touching story about the power of friendship and self-belief from the CILIP Kate Greenaway - nominated creator of The Haunted House and Jack Frost .

About the Author

Kazuno Kohara

Kazuno Kohara grew up in Japan and came to the UK as a student, where she studied for an MA in printmaking at Anglia Ruskin University, graduating in 2007. The Haunted House, Kazuno's first book, drew great critical acclaim for its distinctive lino-cut design and was voted one of the Best Illustrated Children's Books by the New York Times in 2008. Her second book, Jack Frost, was published in October 2009. Kazuno currently lives in Cambridge.

More books by this author

Loading similar books...

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Hardback

Author

Kazuno Kohara
More books by Kazuno Kohara

Publisher

Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

3rd September 2010

ISBN

9780230712317

Categories


Love “Lovereading4kids” as my son gets to hear about & read new books before his mates which keeps him interested in reading=a very happy Mum

Liz Evans

At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!

Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High

I love Lovereading as it provides an honest opinion and showcases a range of fiction. Suited to both parents & kids alike, it’s a must-use.

Georgie Rowe – age 16

We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

It’s really exciting to read and review new books, thrilling to see my reviews online and I love finding the final published copies on sale.

Sam Harper – age 10

Writing reviews help the children with their literacy skills and we always read the books together which gives us good quality family time!

Cat Bisland (on behalf of the Bi

It gives me a chance to read types of books that I would not normally try, and it motivates me to read every night to finish it!

Alice Horncastle, age 14

LoveReading4Kids is a modern and creative way of emphasising the value and importance of books in this digital age #booksforlife

Amrit Bunet – Teen
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools