Saint George and the Dragon by Louie Stowell


Saint George and the Dragon by Louie Stowell

A humorous re-telling of the legendary tale, specially written for children who are starting to read on their own, with easy-to-read text and colourful illustrations. It includes background to the legend and the art it has inspired, with a reproduction of the famous Paolo Uccello painting, and internet links to more paintings of George and the Dragon. Part of Usborne's popular Young Reading series, it is developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, Principal Lecturer in Education and reading specialist at the University of Roehampton.


Irresistible for children learning to read - Child Education Plus; The Usborne Young Reading Program has a lovely selection of classic tales adapted for younger readers. Graded in seven levels, these have just enough stretch in them and yet are not too overwhelming. - The Irish Sunday Independent; Crack reading and make confident and enthusiastic readers with this fantastic reading programme - Julia Eccleshare

About the Author

Louie Stowell

Louie Stowell writes books about all kinds of things for Usborne, from fantastical stories about talking trees and enchanted castles to books about astronomy and space.

She lives – and always has lived – in London and likes to draw cartoons in her spare time. She believes that television doesn’t actually rot your brain, just bad television, and that the next Doctor Who should be a woman. She likes reading comics and thinks Asterix has the best puns of any book ever (especially the two Roman soldiers called “Sendervictorius and Appianglorius”).

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48 pages
Interest Age: 4 years +


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Publication date

1st April 2012



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