The Dragon's Apprentice by Dugald Steer
  

The Dragon's Apprentice

Written by Dugald Steer
Illustrated by Douglas Carrel

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Full of excitement, this third instalment of the thrilling Dragonology Chronicles captures all the action as the young dragonologists Beatrice and Daniel as they fight to rescue their young dragon chick Torcher from the sinister organisation, Dragonsbane. Daniel and Beatrice have to fight against traitors, spies and all kinds of trickery as they set about defeating Dragonsbane once and for all. From start to finish, this is an exciting adventure full of imagination and surprise.

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The Dragon's Apprentice by Dugald Steer

Introducing The Dragonology Chronicles - a new series of four novels for children, termed sure-to-be-addictiveA by the press. The novels are based on the title Dragonology, which has sold nearly 6 million copies worldwide. Readers can follow the thrilling adventures of the eccentric Dr. Ernest Drake and his young apprentices, Daniel and Beatrice, as they face up to Dr. Drake's arch rival, the evil Ignatius Crook, in a battle to save dragons the world over. Each title includes 28 black-and-white illustrations by Douglas Carrel.

About the Author

Dugald Steer

Dugald A. Steer was born in 1965 and lives in Surrey. His love of books and reading led him to study English Literature and Philosophy at Bristol University where he was an avid contributor to the Poetry Society Magazine. After stints working for Friends of the Earth and the Duchy of Lancaster Office, Dugald trained to teach English and spent the next five years in Spain, living in Galicia and Andalucia, writing in his spare time.

Dugald Steer now works as a freelance author for Templar Publishing, for whom he worked as an inhouse writer and editor for ten years. He has written a large number of books, including Mythical Mazes, Scary Fairies, An Accidental Christmas, Just One More Story and The Night Tiger among others. He has also made contributions to many of Templar’s best known series’, including Maurice Pledger’s Peek and Find series, and Derek Matthews’ highly successful Happy Snappy® series, for which he has written many books. He has edited many other books, has created Picture This... and Alphabet with Alison Jay and has also written The Toys’ Easter Surprise and the Little Mouse series. Dugald has wrote the handbook How to Be a Knight which he recently followed up with How to be an Explorer. Dugald Steer is the author of the hugely successful Ology™ series that includes Dragonology™ and Monsterology™ (writing as Dr. Ernest Drake), Egyptology (as Emily Sands), Wizardology™ (as the wizard Merlin!), Pirateology™ (as Capt. William Lubber) and Mythology (as Lady Hestia Evans), as well as the Ology™ handbooks, model packs, field guides and the Dragonology™ Pocket Adventures. After the success of The Dragon’s Eye, Dug is working on the forthcoming second novel in The Dragonology™ Chronicles – The Dragon Diary, as well as the top-secret seventh title in the Ology series!

‘In the library with Dugald Steer’ - quick fire questions and answers from the author of the Ology books

The Hobbit, by JRR Tollkien

The [insert the name of your diet plan here] plan diet

An Instance of the Fingerpost, by Iain Pears

Far too long a list. For modern children’s writers, try Jaqueline Wilson, Philip Pullman, Daniel Handler, Jonathan Storud, Michael Morpurgo, Anthony Horowitz, Karl Hiaasen, Marcus Sedgwick and that nice Potter lady

Vanity Fair, by William Makepeace Thackeray

The Thousand Nights and a Night, by Unknown

Three authors: Michael Moorcock, JRR Tolkien, CS Lewis

In the morning

Merlin, from Thomas Mallory’s Le Morte d’Arthur

Sir Francis Bacon aka William Shakespeare

Honorificabilitudinitatibus

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
288 pages

Author

Dugald Steer
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Author's Website

www.ologyworld.com

Publisher

Templar Publishing

Publication date

1st May 2011

ISBN

9781848770928

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