Grownups Can't be Friends with Dragons by Antony Wootten
  

Grownups Can't be Friends with Dragons

Written by Antony Wootten

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A fast-paced and ultimately heart-warming tale that will appeal to 8+ year olds, particularly boys and a lovely read for fathers and sons to share. It's the extraordinary story of a boy growing up and coming to terms with the sometimes harsh realities of life. He's bullied at school, his home life is tough so each day he can't wait to go through the school gates to his other world; a world where his best friend is a creature in a cave. From here the boy and the dragon go on wonderful adventures that make his other world seem a world away.

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Grownups Can't be Friends with Dragons by Antony Wootten

Brian is always in trouble at school, and his home life is far from peaceful. So he often runs away to the cave by the sea where he has happy memories. But there is something else in the cave: a creature, lonely and confused. Together they visit another world where they find wonderful friends, but also deadly enemies. Brian's life is torn between the two worlds, and he begins to realise that, in the real world at least, grown-ups can't be friends with dragons.

About the Author

Antony Wootten

Antony Wootten was a primary school teacher for 19 years. He was born in Berkshire in 1971 and taught in a number of different schools, including several in London and one in Canada. For around 12 years he lived in various parts of London where he eventually met his fiancée, Louise. They now live in a very old cottage overlooking a quiet valley near Whitby in Yorkshire.

As well as writing children's books, he now also visits schools promoting educational computer software. Antony has illustrated a number of books, and also paints the beautiful scenery around where he lives.

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Paperback
195 pages

Author

Antony Wootten
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Author's Website

antonywootten.co.uk

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Publisher

Eskdale Publishing

Publication date

26th November 2012

ISBN

9780953712335

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