The Winter Dragon

By Caroline Pitcher; Sophy Williams (Illustrator)
(Frances Lincoln Children's Books, Hardcover, 9781845073220, 36pp.)

Publication Date: October 2004

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback

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Rory is afraid of winter's darkness, imagining that monsters and demons might creep out from the shadows and cold. So, with paint and glitter, he crafts a Winter Dragon of emerald green with a crest of brilliant red. Each night the dragon comes alive to tell him stories of knights and battles, of elf-kings and treasure hoards. Through these dreamtime adventures, Rory grows brave. But as spring approaches, the Winter Dragon has his own dream: returning to his fiery home. Caroline Pitcher's evocative prose and Sophy Williams's atmospheric artwork make this a memorable story of overcoming fear with imagination.

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