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The Dragonsitter's Surprise

By Josh Lacey
Illustrated by Garry Parsons

In the ninth book in the Dragonsitter series, there are two new arrivals in Eddie's house: Mum is having another baby, and the dragon egg in Eddie's sock drawer has started to crack. However will he cope with two babies?

Eddie was given a dragon's egg by his uncle for his last birthday, and one day he notices a crack in the egg. Soon the egg breaks open and out comes a very unusual creature. Just as Eddie and Emily are trying to cope with this new arrival, their mum announces that she has a surprise of her own... In their ninth adventure Eddie and Emily get the biggest surprise of their lives!

  • The Dragonsitter series was shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and has been translated into 8 languages and audio
  • The author and illustrator do fantastic school visits all round the UK
  • Perfect for reluctant readers, this series is told entirely through emails and is illustrated throughout by Garry Parsons - the perfect young reader package

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: 9781783446230
Imprint: Andersen Press
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: April 5, 2018
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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