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Eric is a dragon. A big, scary, grumpy dragon that everyone is afraid of. Harry wants to be a knight in waiting but is stuck cleaning shields. His dad is a knight. His brother is a knight. Even his sister is a knight! So one day Harry decides to capture Eric to prove he too could be a knight. He bravely sets off on his mission but things don’t turn out quite like Harry expected.
A hilarious new Early Reader story about a knight, a dragon and a horse called Oats from John McLay and Horrible Histories illustrator, Martin Brown.
Blue Early Reader books are the first stepping stone to independent reading, perfect for sharing and reading together.
Harry wishes he was a knight. All his family are. So, one morning, as he sits cleaning the shields after a very muddy battle, he decides to do a great deed. He decides to capture Eric the Dragon.
Early Readers from Orion Children's Books are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey. Each one is full colour throughout with big bold illustrations on every page.
Kids love to read and so in addition to our Lovereading expert review, some of our Lovereading4kids Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review another title in the Early Reader series, Twit. You can read their reviews below.
|Publication date:||6th February 2014|
|Publisher:||Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co|
|Suitable for:||5+ readers|
John McLay is extremely well connected in the children's publishing world. He was Director of Bath Literary Festival for six years, and also works as an international scout, literary agent and reviewer. Martin Brown is the illustrator of Horrible Histories (http://horrible-histories.co.uk), which, in addition to the hugely successful book series, has also been made into an award-winning BBC TV programme, exhibitions, games and stage shows. Martin has also illustrated for Philip Pullman and is currently working on his own non-fiction animal book for children. He lives with his family in Dorset.More About John McLay
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