Ace Dragon by Russell Hoban
  

Ace Dragon

Written by Russell Hoban
Illustrated by Quentin Blake

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Synopsis

Ace Dragon by Russell Hoban

John goes for a ride in the sky on Ace Dragon's back and finds him not so limited after all.

About the Author

Russell Hoban

As a child

Russell Hoban was born in Pennsylvania, USA. His parents were Jewish immigrants from the Ukraine; his father was the advertising manager of a Jewish newspaper as well as a dram guild director. Russell was thus exposed to the arts early on, and became interested in writing at an early age, winning prizes for his stories and poems during his school years.

As an adult

Russell served in the US Infantry during WWII. For a time he taught art in New York and Connecticut. He then worked as a freelance illustrator and an advertising copywriter. He began publishing children's books in 1958, and since then has published more than fifty. His picture book The Sea-Thing Child, illustrated by Patrick Benson, was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal. Russell passed away at the age of 86 in 2011.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
40 pages
Interest Age: Under 6-8

Author

Russell Hoban
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Author's Website

www.russellhoban.org/

Publisher

Jonathan Cape Ltd an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

30th October 1980

ISBN

9780224017060


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