When Tom, a young toymaker, offers to rid the kingdom of a ferocious dragon, the king just laughs in his face. But then Tom meets Lizzie, and together they come up with an extraordinary plan. They build a clockwork dragon and set out to defeat Flamethrottle. The two children wind up in a thrilling adventure...and the dastardly dragon finally meets his match. Succeeding where many grown-up knights have failed, Tom and Lizzie are rewarded handsomely by the king. This is a gripping, empowering, action-packed story that will appeal to both boys and girls.
Jonathan Emmett Biography
Jonathan Emmett worked as an architect before becoming a children’s author. As well as writing picture books such as Bringing Down the Moon, Someone Bigger and The Princess and the Pig, Jonathan also writes and paper-engineers pop-up books. His books have been translated into over thirty different languages and have won se...
Mark Oliver was born in London in 1960 and now lives in County Louth, Ireland with his wife, two children, a golden retriever called Wordsworth and a Bengal cat called Feargal. He has worked as an advertising art director, and now illustrates books and create animations for tv an...More about Mark Oliver