George And The Dragon by Christopher Wormell
  

Synopsis

George And The Dragon by Christopher Wormell

Children can enjoy their favourite story time and time again with this brilliant picture book and CD set. Far, far away in the high, high mountains in a deep, deep valley in a dark, dark cave - there lived a mighty dragon. He was an awesome and frightening creature, terrorising whole armies, destroying castles, demolishing forests and kidnapping princesses. But this mighty dragon had a deep, dark secret...

Reviews

Quirky and ebullient, this is excitingly plotted, vividly illustrated, and has a classy enduring feel Independent You'd think that Wormell had a real dragon in his studio Daily Telegraph Dramatic illustration and clever humour that infants will find irresistible TES Primary A wonderfully well-executed book and exhilarating to read out loud Carousel Would be an absolute joy to read to a small person ... with great illustrations, this is one of the best board books to have come my way Newbury Weekly News

About the Author

Christopher Wormell

Christopher Wormell was born in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, in 1955. On leaving school in 1973 he studied painting with his father while working at numerous temporary of part time jobs.

In 1982, inspired by the work of Thomas Bewick, Reynolds Stone and Charles Tunnicliffe among others, he took up wood engraving. He became a full time illustrator in 1984 and began writing and illustrating his own picture books in 1999.

Recent work includes a stamp design for the Royal Mail millennium set, Neighbourhood Watch images for the Metropolitan Police Force, package designs for Waitrose and a billboard poster campaign for Adnams Beer.

His most recent book is The Big Ugly Monster and the Little Stone Rabbit, published in the UK by Jonathan Cape in 2004.

His work has been exhibited at The Victoria and Albert Museum (1998), The Fouts and Fowler Gallery, London (1990) and The Artworks Gallery, London (1994).

Christopher Wormell lives in North London with his wife, Mary and three children: Jack, Daisy and Eliza.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
Contains Paperback and CD-Audio (Audiobook)
32 pages
Interest Age: from 0 to 5

Author

Christopher Wormell
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Publisher

Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

24th June 2006

ISBN

9781862302136


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