by Sally Symes and M. P. Robertson
A spectacular and fun spoof pet-care guide to dragons, with clear, concise information on everything from choosing an egg to feeding, grooming and training your dragon, plus spreads on taking your dragon to the vet and teaching it to fly Very witty and amusing text, kept as brief as possible, accompanies full spread artworks in captions and short paras. Stunning illustrations from M. P. Robertson show the different types of dragons. Perfect for any child who's ever dreamed of having a dragon in their life.
Dare to Care : Pet Dragon
M.P. Robertson was born in Parsons Green, London. He studied Graphic Design at Hounslow Borough College, where he discovered a love for illustrated books. After leaving Hounslow he spent a year drawing in museums, cathedrals and on the underground before specializing in illustration at Kingston Polytechnic. Among the influences on his style are Mervyn Peake, Heath Robinson and Odile Redon. He believes that more than merely decorating a book, illustration should be integral to the narrative. Among is books for Frances Lincoln are The Eggÿ, The Great Dragon Rescueÿ and The Dragon Snatcherÿ; Hieronymus Betts and his Unusual Pets, Big Brave Brian, The Sandcastle and Food Chain. He lives in Bradford on Avon with his partner and two sons.
SALLY SYMES studied graphic design and editorial design at Brighton Polytechnic, and is the author of many bestselling books, including The Gooey Chewy Rumble Plop Book, the Icky Sticky Snotÿand Blook Book and Something Beginning with Blue, all illustrated by Nick Sharratt. Sally loves running, and lives in Sussex with her husband and two children.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Publish Date: April 2016
Page Count: 32
Reading Level: Ages 6-9
- Juvenile Fiction > Imagination & Play - Animals
- Dragons, Unicorns & Mythical - Animals - Pets