Dragon Legends by David Passes

Dragon Legends

Written by David Passes
Illustrated by


Dragon Legends by David Passes

A new edition of a popular classic Stunning illustrations from Wayne Anderson, one of the leading fantasy artists of the last 20 years Stories about dragons from all around the world Perfect for children (8+) and adults alike Great Price! In this sumptuous anthology, David Passes invites us inside the mythical and fantastical world of dragons. He has selected a magnificent mixture of heroic myths, stories and folktales from the storytelling traditions of India, Greece, England, Wales, Sweden and China. Marduck and Tiamat - Babylon, Indra and Vritia - India, Heracles and the Hydra - Greek, Cadmus and the Golden Dragon - Greek, Beowulf and the Fire Dragon - Scandanavia, Saint George - England, The Lambton Worm - England, The Gaoliang Bridge - China, The Chinese Dragon's Pearl - China, The Mordiford Wyvern - Wales. Age range: 8+ years onwards

About the Author

David Passes was managing editor of the US magazine Elan Vital until 1976. Since returning to Britain he has studied children's writing at the University of East London. His first children's story, The Purrfect Carpet, was published by Chrysalis imprint David Bennett Books in 1993. Dragons was first published by David Bennett Books in 1993 and is being reissued on the Pavilion Children's list for the first time. Wayne Anderson has been one of Britain's leading fantasy artists since the publication of the award-winning Ratsmagic in 1976. He has produced a host of magical illustrations for books, posters, cards, films and advertising. His art is extremely collectable and much sought-after. Wayne lives and works in Leicester.

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46 pages
Interest Age: From 9 years


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Pavilion Children's Books an imprint of Pavilion Books

Publication date

18th July 2012



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