The Great Dragon Rescue by M. P. Robertson


The Great Dragon Rescue by M. P. Robertson

George, the hero from M. P. Robertson's The Egg, has returned in this brand new dragon adventure. George is bored. When it comes to fighting, chickens aren't nearly as much fun as dragons. But when George's dragon returns, he whisks him off to a fairytale land on a rescue mission. A wicked witch has captured a baby dragon and George realises that he must outwit the witch in order to free the dragon and prevent himself from being turned into a toad for the witch's barbecue.


A wonderful, dreamlike picture story with perfect fairy tale pictures. Northern Echo It will be enjoyed by young readers who understand what frogs, broomsticks and super heroes can achieve. English 4-11 Wonderful exciting illustrations and a pacy storyline. Sunday Tribune

About the Author

M.P. ROBERTSON studied illustration at Kingston University. He is an internationally acclaimed author and illustrator of children's books. His many books for Frances Lincoln include The Great Dragon Rescue, The Egg, The Dragon Snatcher, Frank 'n' Stan, Food Chain, Hieronymus Betts and His Unusual Pets and Ice Trap!, written by Meredith Hooper.

He lives with his family in Wiltshire. When he isn't writing and illustrating, he enjoys visiting schools to share his love of drawing and stories.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 4


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Publication date

1st February 2007



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