In this exciting companion to the popular picture book The Egg, George and his dragon are reunited. One morning George is moping around the chicken coop, daydreaming of adventure, when suddenly his dragon friend swoops out of the sky and carries him off . . . to a deep, dark forest. There they spy on a wicked witch who has captured a baby dragon! Papa dragon needs George's help, and it's up to him to think of a clever rescue--and fast. Luckily, when it comes to fighting bad magic, George has a few tricks up his sleeve.
M. P. Robertson's witty wordplay and classic-style illustrations make an appealing adventure story that's sure to enchant a whole new round of readers. He lives in England.
M. P. Robertson is an internationally acclaimed author and illustrator of children's books. His many books include The Egg, The Dragon Snatcher, Frank 'n' Stan, Food Chain, Hieronymus Betts and His Unusual Pets, and Ice Trap!, written by Meredith Hooper. He lives with his family in Wiltshire, U.K.From Booklist:
PreS-Gr. 1. In Robertson's The Egg (2001), a young boy, George, finds a dragon egg in a chicken coop. When the hatchling emerges, George trains it in the essential arts of fire breathing, damsel rescuing, and so on. This companion story finds George once again in the coop, where he is startled by the reappearance of his dragon friend, who returns in a rush, scoops up boy and coop, and flies off to "the land where everything began with Once upon a time." Upon alighting, the friends rescue a baby dragon from a wicked witch and discover a sweet surprise about the baby's parentage. The threads tying the story elements together are too slender; children unfamiliar with the first book may be particularly confused by the dragon's sudden appearance at the book's outset. But Robertson's watercolor illustrations are a delight, rendering the fairy-tale world's menacing, frog-eating witch; shimmering enchanted castle; and paunchy, sweet-tempered dragon in equally winsome detail. Gillian Engberg
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Descrizione libro Dial Books, U.S.A., 2004. Hard Cover. Condizione libro: New. A new glossy pictorial hardcover book. No DJ. In this companion to The Egg, the daring dragon duo set out on another fantastic adventure to free a baby dragon imprisoned by an evil witch. Size: 10 x 11 1/2. Codice libro della libreria 5380-22
Descrizione libro Dial, 2004. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110803729731
Descrizione libro Dial. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. 0803729731 New Condition. Codice libro della libreria NEW6.0458093