The Disastrous Little Dragon by Gillian Johnson


The Disastrous Little Dragon by Gillian Johnson

Bartholomew the dragon is brought to Monster Hospital by his fierce aunty Madge. He's got a terrible case of smoke inhalation because he can't breathe fire - and he can't fly either! Can four naughty children - Sylvie, Dylan, Carolyn and Tom - help him, without getting cooked to a crisp by terrifying Aunty Madge? Maybe they can, if there's a princess involved ...This book follows the first Monster Hospital adventure: THE BIG, FAT, SMELLY OGRE and is written and illustrated by the acclaimed author illustrator of the THORA books.


The pace never lets up... every page bristles with manic energy. Independent on Sunday A great early read with special appeal for more quirky young readers Junior Resources A great early read with special appeal for more quirky young readers. Junior Will bring smirks to young readers

... copious amusing illustrations. Carousel

About the Author

Gillian Johnson studied science and English at university. She's had lots of different jobs - working with Indian children in northern Canada, accompanying Inuit babies on small planes to their homes in remote communities, doing editorial cartoons for the university paper, teaching English to high school students. Eventually, she published a children's book and has been doing it ever since. She lives with her family and divides her time between Oxford and Tasmania.

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144 pages


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Publication date

7th June 2012



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