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The Dragonsitter

By Josh Lacey
Illustrated by Garry Parsons

A hilarious novel for younger readers by the author of the Grk books. Shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2012.

Dear Uncle Morton. You'd better get on a plane right now and come back here. Your dragon has eaten Jemima.' It had sounded so easy: Edward was going to look after Uncle Morton's unusual pet for a week while he went on holiday. But soon the fridge is empty, the curtains are blazing, and the postman is fleeing down the garden path. 'Short, sharp and funny' - Telegraph

  • Shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize
  • The author's Grk series has been described as: 'Smart and pacy' Sunday Times and 'A delight', The Times. Shortlisted for the Branford Boase and Blue Peter Book Awards.
  • Illustrated throughout by Garry Parsons

About the author

Josh Lacey is the Author Biography of many books for children including The Island of Thieves, Bearkeeper, The Dragonsitter and the Grk series. He has worked as a journalist and written one book for adults, God is Brazilian. His first book for children, A Dog Called Grk, was shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award. Josh lives in London with his wife and daughters.

About the illustrator

Garry Parsons is an award-winning Illustrator Biography of books for children, including the bestselling The Dinosaur That Pooped series. Garry’s illustrations have accompanied the words of many prestigious picture-book Author Biographys, including Kes Gray, Ian Whybrow and Peter Bently. He has also illustrated the popular fiction series The Dragonsitter by Josh Lacey and the space adventure series George’s Secret Key to the Universe by Lucy and Stephen Hawking for slightly older readers. Garry lives in London with his young family and old dog.

ISBN: 9781849394192
Imprint: Andersen Press
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: May 3, 2012
Dimensions: 129 x 198mm, 112pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $12.99
New Zealand RRP: $14.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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