That Pesky Dragon by Julie Sykes
  

Synopsis

That Pesky Dragon by Julie Sykes

Izzy's Dad had a farm. And on that farm there was a goat, a herd of cows, a flock of sheep, a brood of hens, three cats, two dogs...and a dragon! The pesky dragon's fiery breath turns the eggs to hardboiled, the wheat fields to toast and the cows milk to yoghurt! But Izzy soon discovers that every farm needs a dragon around! '...enriched by Melanie Williamson's dynamic illustrations, with their strong, textured colours and comic caricatures.' THE SUNDAY TIMES Melanie Williamson's illustrations are eye-catchingly quirky and superbly original. THE OBSERVER

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...eye-catchingly quirky and superbly original. The Observer ...dynamic illustrations, with their strong, textured colours and comic caricatures. The Sunday Times ...depicted dynamically in strong colours, bold lines and lots of humour. Carousel

About the Author

Julie Sykes has had over twenty books published and she won the Nottinghamshire Children's Book Award in 1996 and 1997. Melanie Williamson is a fantastic new illustrator in the world of picture books and is exclusive to Hodder. Melanie has been a fan of illustrations and pictures since a very early age. She is particularly inspired by quirky characters and bold, vivid colour. She graduated in BA (Hons) Graphic Design and Illustration at De Montford University in 2000 and has since been happily painting away as an illustrator of children's books.

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Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Julie Sykes
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Author's Website

www.tallbean.co.uk

Publisher

Hodder Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

19th June 2008

ISBN

9780340932001


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