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The Secret Dragon

The Secret Dragon

How To Train Your Dragon meets The Indian in the Cupboard in this funny, heartfelt story of friendship, family and timeless adventure. When would-be palaeontologist Mari finds a tiny dragon while out fossil hunting on a Welsh beach, she knows it's a discovery that could change sc... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780241360514
Barcode 9780241360514
Published 6 August 2019 by Penguin
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Clarke, Ed
Series The Secret Dragon
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ISBN-13 9780241360514
ISBN-10 024136051X
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Puffin
Publication Date 6 August 2019
International Publication Date 30 May 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Clarke, Ed
Series The Secret Dragon
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Adventure Stories
Animal Stories
Fantasy & Magical Realism
Number of Pages 256
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 16mm
Weight 207g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
Library of Congress Dragons - Juvenile fiction
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 991633

Description of this Book

How To Train Your Dragon meets The Indian in the Cupboard in this funny, heartfelt story of friendship, family and timeless adventure. When would-be palaeontologist Mari finds a tiny dragon while out fossil hunting on a Welsh beach, she knows it's a discovery that could change science - and her life - forever. Mari wants to make a scientific study of the baby reptile that will astound the world. But this dragon doesn't want to be studied, it wants to be free. And although it may only be pocket sized, it has a giant appetite for mischief...

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review This is my favourite kind of discovery: An utterly enchanting story, propelled by a clever heroine, a tiny dragon, and huge heart. Warm, witty, and full of excitement. * Cat Doyle, author of The Storm Keeper's Island *
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Ed Clarke is Head of Film and Television at Shoebox Films, where he works with the acclaimed director Joe Wright and producer Paul Webster. He lives in North London with his wife and two young daughters who would like to be fairies.

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