King Jack and the Dragon
Title: King Jack and the Dragon
Author: Peter Bently
Jack, Zack, and Caspar build a castle fort, then spend a day fighting dragons and beasts, but at day’s end giants carry away first Sir Zack, then Caspar, and King Jack is left to face night creatures alone.
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.