A classic and magical retelling of St George and the Dragon from the author of The Wind in the Willows , Kenneth Grahame with the original and official artwork by E.H. Shepard, illustrator of Winnie the Pooh . The perfect gift for young children.
'Now, dragon,' said the Boy imploringly. 'You've got to fight him some time of other you know, 'cos he's St George and you're the dragon. Better get it over, and then we can go on with the sonnets.'
Everyone knows St George has to do battle with the dragon, but what happens when the dragon simply won't fight St George?
The Reluctant Dragon is a funny story of bravery, friendship and derring-do. This children's classic is made even more collectable thanks to the beautiful illustrations by E.H. Shepard, the artist behind the original illustrations for The Wind in the Willows and the man who drew Winnie-the-Pooh .
The perfect gift for young readers of 7+
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Kenneth Grahame (1859-1932) was a Scottish writer, most famous for one of the all-time classics of children's literature, The Wind in the Willows, as well as for The Reluctant Dragon.More about Kenneth Grahame
Mark Burgess has illustrated countless classic children's characters including Paddington Bear and Winnie-the-Pooh. He also designs greetings cards, web sites, animations and special warm places for his cat to sleep. He lives in Somerset.More about E. H. Shepard