King Jack and the Dragon

Author(s): Peter Bently

Picture Books

This is a magical, rhyming bedtime picture book starring brave King Jack, a band of faithful knights and a big green dragon. Raaahhh! It is illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, the award-winning artist of "We're Going on a Bear Hunt" and "Alice in Wonderland". Jack, Zak and Caspar were making a den, a mighty great fort for King Jack and his men...Night is falling, bedtime is looming and playtime is nearly over ...but brave King Jack is more than a match for dragons and terrible beasties. This magical make-believe adventure, illustrated by picture book star Helen Oxenbury, is the perfect bedtime tale for little boys and brave children everywhere. Normal 0 0 1 65 373 Puffin 3 1 458 11.1287 0 0 0 Generations of children have been charmed by Helen Oxenbury's award-winning illustrations. Helen has won the Kate Greenaway medal and the Nestle Smarties prize. Her numerous books include "We're Going on a Bear Hunt" by Michael Rosen and "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" by Lewis Carrol. Peter Bently started writing for children soon after becoming a parent and now lives in Devon with his wife, Lucy and their children Theo (alias King Jack) and Tara.


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Shortlisted for Kate Greenaway Medal 2013.

A new nursery classic has just hit the shelves...a total joy to read aloud Telegraph Magazine This charming, atmospheric, multiracial tale is both exciting and comforting Sunday Times Helen Oxenbury's illustrations are timeless and the poignant story is perfect in its simplicity. A classic Angels and Urchins

General Fields

  • : 9780141328010
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Puffin Books
  • : 0.206
  • : April 2012
  • : 283mm X 230mm X 3mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : May 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Peter Bently
  • : Paperback
  • : 713
  • : 823.92
  • : 32
  • : chiefly col. ill