This is a beautifully illustrated edition of two classic stories - The Reluctant Dragon: the story of a very lazy dragon who has to fight St George in order to continue living in peace, and The Book of Beasts: a story of a young king who accidentally lets a dragon loose in his kingdom. This is the perfect gift for any young boy or girl who enjoys exciting and magical bedtime reading.
Kenneth Grahame (1859-1932) wrote The Reluctant Dragon ten years before the publication of his most famous work, the classic The Wind in the Willows, E. Nesbit (1858-1924) spent her childhood in Germany and later lived in England. Her classic stories of fantasy and adventure for children, written in the early 1890s, include Five Children and it. The Phoenix and the Carpet and The Railway Children. Inga Moore has illustrated numerous classics including Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows, as well as writing and illustrating Six Dinner Sid, which won a Smarties Book Prize (0-5 Category). She lives in Gloucestershire.