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The Little Dragon - Mem Fox


Published: 28th March 2011
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Here is the church and here is the steeple.
Here is the market and here are the people and . . . here are the flames rising higher and higher!

A tiny sneeze, a puff of smoke, a washing line, and a major disaster! From internationally acclaimed picture book creators Mem Fox and Roland Harvey comes the enchanting tale of a little dragon's small mistake that sets his whole wide world on fire.

About the Author

Mem Fox has written over 25 books for adults and children including Possum Magic, which has sold over three million copies and is the bestselling picture book ever in Australia. Mem has been presented with many awards including an AM in the 1993 Australia Day Honours for services to the cultural life of Australia; an SA Great Award for Literature in 2001; the Prime Minister's Centenary Medal in 2003; and she was shortlisted for the Australian of the Year in 2004. She worked as an Associate Professor of Literacy Studies in the School of Education at Flinders University, South Australia for twenty-four years and is now an international literacy consultant.

Mem's recent books with Penguin include Where is the Green Sheep?, Hunwick's Egg, A Particular Cow, Where The Giant Sleeps, Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes, Hello Baby!, The Goblin and the Empty Chair and A Giraffe in the Bath. She lives in Adelaide, Australia.

Roland Harvey is a hugely popular illustrator whose unique style is reflected in all his books, including My Place in Space, named an Honour Book in the Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards, and The Friends of Emily Culpepper, commended in the same awards. Burke and Wills, part of Roland's unique Australian history series, won the Clifton Pugh Award for illustration, and Islands in My Garden won the 1999 Wilderness Society Environment Award. One of Roland's most recent books, Sick As: bloody moments in the history of medicine, was shortlisted for the 2001 Children's Book Council of Australia Eve Pownall Award for Information Books.

ISBN: 9780670028740
ISBN-10: 0670028746
Audience: Children
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 28th March 2011
Dimensions (cm): 28.2 x 23.6  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 28.2