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Dear Dragon Paperback – 16 Jun 2005

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  • Paperback: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Hodder Children's Books (16 Jun. 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 034088150X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0340881507
  • Product Dimensions: 23.9 x 0.5 x 23.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 243,180 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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An Vrombaut is the creator of 64 Zoo Lane and author/illustrator of picture books.

She was born in Belgium and grew up surrounded by pets: dogs, cats, rabbits, chickens, ducks, hamsters, tropical fish and even stick insects. Her favourite animals are giraffes!

An moved to London to study animation at the Royal College of Art. Ever since then she has been making films and books for children. Her books include 'Smile, Crocodile, Smile', winner of the Nottingham Children's Book Award, and 'Dear Dragon', about a bubble-blowing dragon.

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A bight and humorous story by the creator of 64 Zoo Lane. (Family Interest Magazine)

Vrombaut creates a vibrant fairytale setting for the feisty Florrie to spread her wings and crush a few stereotypes along the way. (Junior)

Bags of colour in the big splashy illustrations and a humorous touch with the words make An Vrombaut's Dear Dragon a winner for reading to the threes-plus. (Newbury Weekly News)

Highly recommeded for younger readers: A great story with bold illustrations. (Red House Children's Book Award pamphlet)

Engaging, with a funky outlook, spunky heroine and quivering courtiers, this tale is sure to be popular and will also help children to recognise that reading is worthwhile and enjoyable. (Carousel)

succeed{s} in getting the fine balance of interesting narrative, lively illustration and humour just right. (Cape Times)

Book Description

Princess Florrie is bored of jugglers, jesters and acrobats. She wants something a little different for her birthday... something like the dreadful dragon that lives in the nearby woods.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By deedee on 5 Mar. 2012
Format: Paperback
The children loved this story. Beautiful illustrations and a happy ending, what more could you want. A must for any fans of dragons or feisty princesses.
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