King Jack and the Dragon
- Published on Friday, 16 December 2011 11:27
- Last Updated on 17 December 2011
- Monica Costa
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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.
We love reading this story to our kids as it brings back so many memories of kings and dragons play. It is also brilliantly illustrated by Helen Oxenbury.
About the Authors
Helen Oxenbury has charmed generations of children with her award-winning illustrations. She has won the Kate Greenaway medal and the Nestle Smarties Prize and her numerous books include We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. She lives in London with her husband, the author and artist, John Burningham.
Peter Bently went to ten different schools around the world and studied languages at Oxford University. He started writing for children soon after becoming a parent and now lives in Devon, close to the moors and the sea, with his wife, Lucy, and their children Theo (alias King Jack) and Tara.
Monica Costa founded London Mums in September 2006 after her son Diego’s birth together with a group of mothers who felt the need of meeting up regularly to share the challenges and joys of motherhood in metropolitan and multicultural London. London Mums is the FREE and independent peer support group for mums and mumpreneurs based in London https://londonmumsmagazine.com and you can connect on Twitter @londonmums