The Dragon Festival by An Vrombaut


The Dragon Festival by An Vrombaut

Princess Florrie and Dear Dragon appear again in another exciting adventure - jam packed full of dragons with an endearing message of friendship and acceptance. There's a Dragoneering Competition at the castle and Princess Florrie thinks Dear Dragon should enter, but he's not sure that blowing bubbles is really a very dragoneering kind of skill!


A heartwarming tale of friendship with a message of recognising your own unique skills. Junior On An's previous book DEAR DRAGON: A bight and humorous story by the creator of 64 Zoo Lane. Family Interest Magazine Vrombaut creates a vibrant fairytale setting for the feisty Florrie to spread her wings and crush a few stereotypes along the way. Junior Bags of colour in the big splashy illustrations and a humorous touch with the words make An Vrombaut's Dear Dragon a winner for reading to the threes-plus. Newbury Weekly News Highly recommeded for younger readers: A great story with bold illustrations. Red House Children's Book Award pamphlet Engaging, with a funky outlook, spunky heroine and quivering courtiers, this tale is sure to be popular and will also help children to recognise that reading is worthwhile and enjoyable. Carousel succeed{s} in getting the fine balance of interesting narrative, lively illustration and humour just right. Cape Times A charming tale about how being different is good. Practical Parenting

About the Author

An grew up in Belgium. She moved to London in 1989 to study animation at the Royal College of Art. Besides writing and illustrating picture books, she has a very successful career as an animator. An won the Nottingham Children's Book Award 2004. She lives in Harrow with her husband and their two children.

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32 pages


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Publication date

16th April 2009



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