Saint George and the Dragon by Louie Stowell

Saint George and the Dragon

Written by Louie Stowell
Illustrated by
Part of the 3.1 Young Reading Series One (Red) Series


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.


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About the Author

Louie Stowell

Louie Stowell is a children’s writer. She writes non-fiction about space, spaceships, history and other true things. She also writes retellings of myths about tricksters and other shadowy figures and stories about pirates and vampires. Louie’s also written a book about how to write books and comics about how to make comics. She draws comics about gods and politicians (not together) and runs workshops and loves science fiction and real science more or less equally, although she remains disappointed about science’s failure to (so far) create flying cars.

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48 pages


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Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

1st April 2012



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