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A lively and engaging Starters title for beginner readers illustrated by acclaimed picture book artist Polly Dunbar, with a friendly text and stylish two-colour illustrations. The Dragon Test is part of Walker Starters, a wonderfully fun and friendly series for beginner readers. Princess Jem wants to pass the dragon test - and that means she has to catch a dragon. But when the dragon she's hunting captures Jem instead, the princess will have to think outside the box if she wants to get back to her castle. This is a charming and uplifting story, told through a range of writing styles, including letters, posters and lists. The illustrations, which appear on every page, are lively, stylish and play an active part in helping children understand the text.
|Publication date:||3rd February 2003|
|Publisher:||Walker Books Ltd|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
June Crebbin has written over forty books that have been published in the UK and abroad. She trained as a primary school teacher, and has taught in Leicestershire, Yorkshire and for a year Michigan, USA. Many of her ideas come from her family, the children she's taught and the children she knows now at a riding stable. June lives in Leicestershire with her husband, and has two grown-up sons and two grandsons. Polly Dunbar is a major star in the picture-book firmament. She is the author-illustrator of Dog Blue and Flyaway Katie, and the illustrator of Pat-a-Cake Baby, written by ...More About June Crebbin