King Jack and the Dragon

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.

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