Hardback | 40 pages | 365 x 270mm
Publication June 2018 | ISBN 9781912654277
Dragons come in every shape and size. In lyrical words and breathtaking pictures, children describe their dragons – and in a final gathering of fire, scales and claws you can imagine your own special dragon.
In this enchanting picture book by award-winning artist and author Jackie Morris, explore a world of dragons through lyrical text and beautifully realised illustrations. Now available in this large, high-quality production format for full enjoyment of the artwork and the fantastical creatures it presents.
An internationally best-selling author, artist and illustrator, Jackie Morris has over thirty years’ experience in writing and illustrating books. Amongst her current work, East of the Sun has been nominated for the Carnegie Medal, Little Evie in the Wild Wood and Something About a Bear have been nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal.
‘In this beautiful book children describe their own fantastical dragons, from the tiny, rainbow winged variety that whispers in ears to the dragon as big as a village with a tail as long as a river.’ Daily Telegraph
‘A truly imagination-stirring read that will excite young readers, ignote their imaginations and those of the adults reading to/with them.’ Early Years Educator
‘Tell Me a Dragon is a delight for young readers to enjoy and a treat for the imagination. This enlarged and high-quality production edition allows the quality and intricacy of Jackie’s artwork to take precedence on the page, bringing the title back
into print for readers to experience like never before.’ Tenby Observer
‘Morris’ picture books aren’t things to be gobbled whole, like a greedy dragon might. But ones to be lingered over, books to sweep your hands over, be spell-bound by.’ Eleanor Howe, New Welsh Review
‘Without a doubt this is a fabulous book with the power to invoke curiosity, creativity and comfort in all who pick her up.’ Family Book Worms
'This beautiful, oversized, lyrical read is adorned with mesmerising watercolour dragon details.' Raising Bookworms