Illustrated by picture book star Helen Oxenbury, this magical make-believe adventure is the perfect bedtime tale for little boys and brave children everywhere.Night is falling, bedtime is looming and playtime is nearly over . . . but brave King Jack is more than a match for fearsome dragons and terrible beasties.
Peter Bently and Helen Oxenbury weave a tale of such powerful magic that King Jack and the Dragon looks set to become a classic every bit as powerful as We're Going on a Bear Hunt.
This wonderful new tale is now reissued in hardy board book format, to be enjoyed again and again by the hardiest little warriors.
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Peter Bently is the award-winning author of around seventy books for young children. He grew up in an army family and went to ten schools as far apart as Devon, Germany and Hong Kong. Both his parents told him bedtime stories (like the one about Mowberley, the boy who tunnelled to Australia) and he still believes this is crucial in developing a child's imagiMore about Peter Bently