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The Dragonsitter Detective

By Josh Lacey
Illustrated by Garry Parsons

In the 8th Dragonsitter book, Eddie's mum is getting remarried, and the dragons are invited. But when they are dragon-napped, it's down to Eddie to stop the big day from turning into a disaster.

Dear Uncle Morton Are you sitting down? If you’re not, you probably should. Because I have some very bad news. Someone has stolen one of your dragons. Eddie’s mum is getting remarried, to Uncle Morton’s Scottish neighbour Gordon. But then Ziggy is stolen. It’s not long before Arthur is taken too. Eddie must track the thief down, rescue Uncle Morton’s dragons and get to the church on time. . .

  • Daily Telegraph Children's Book of the Week
  • The Dragonsitter series was shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and has been translated into 8 languages
  • The author and illustrator do fantastic school visits all round the UK

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: 9781783445295
Imprint: Andersen Press
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: June 1, 2017
Dimensions: 129 x 198mm, 80pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $12.99
New Zealand RRP: $14.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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