The Clockwork Dragon by Jonathan Emmett


The Clockwork Dragon by Jonathan Emmett

Max and Lizzie's kingdom is being terrorized by a ferocious dragon named Flamethrottle. But if you think they are frightened you had better think again! They have a daring plan to chase that dastardly dragon out of town ...


'Cocktail of dastardly dragons, mechanical and otherwise, wily and determined child characters and a rip roaring adventure'

'Very funny picture book... detailed illustrations adding to the story'

'A storybook land full of humour'

'A rollicking and thoroughly entertaining story'

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About the Author

Jonathan Emmett

Jonathan was born in Leicestershire in 1965, the son of a rig fitter and a primary school teacher. It was while he was at college, studying architecture, that he first developed his skills as a writer and illustrator, creating detailed illustrations to accompany poems and lyrics that he had written. After leaving college, he worked as an architect for several years, before pursuing a full-time career in children’s books.

In addition to writing picture books such as Bringing Down the Moon, Someone Bigger and Pigs Might Fly, Jonathan also writes and paper-engineers pop-up books.
He lives in Nottingham with his wife Rachel, and his children, Max and Laura. His hobbies include walking, reading, furniture design and tinkering with his website

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32 pages


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Publication date

5th February 2015



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