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The Moon Dragons

Written by Dyan Sheldon

Illustrated by Gary Blythe

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LoveReading View on The Moon Dragons

A spell-binding and incredibly moving story coupled with illustrations that will take your breath away, tells the story of a poor, young peasant girl who desperately wants to succeed where others have failed and bring to the king an ancient, singing moon dragon in return for some gold. That is until she's laughed at by the king and his villagers for even thinking she might succeed.  A timeless picture book to be returned to time and time again.

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The Moon Dragons Synopsis

When a king discovers that there are still singing moon dragons high up on the mountainside, he offers a room full of gold to anyone who can bring one to him. The beautiful dancing dragons only reveal themselves to Alina, a young peasant girl, but she preserves the secret of their whereabouts, knowing that there are some things far more precious than a room full of gold.

The Moon Dragons Press Reviews

A wonder to look at and a joy to read aloud. Wendy Cooling

A hauntingly beautiful fable with a strong message about greed and the environment. Absolutely gorgeous artwork The Bookseller


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ISBN: 9781783440559
Publication date: 02/10/2014
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781783440559
Publication date: 2nd October 2014
Author: Dyan Sheldon
Illustrator: Gary Blythe
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 32 pages
Suitable for: Baby and Toddler, 3+ readers
Recommendations: eBooks

About Dyan Sheldon

Dyan Sheldon is a popular and highly respected author of books for teens  and pre-teens as well as a number of stories for younger readers. Her  bestselling titles include Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen, Confessions of a Teenage Hollywood Star, One or Two Things I Learned About Love, Tall, Thin and Blonde and the picture book The Whales' Song, which won the Kate Greenaway Medal in 1990. American by birth, Dyan lives in London, NW1.  Click here to read more about the author.  

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