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Build the Dragon - Dugald A. Steer

Hardcover Published: 1st November 2017
ISBN: 9781925381702
Number Of Pages: 32
For Ages: 7+ years old

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This interactive guide features dragons from around the globe. It comes with a tuck box containing precut pieces to build a beautifully artworked European dragon with motorised wings and movable jaws.

Enter the magical realm of dragons with this interactive guide. Build a spectacular 3D moving model of a Western dragon, then wind up the motor and watch it come to life! Find out everything you need to know about dragons from around the world with the 32-page book, from myths and legends to anatomy, behaviour and supernatural powers.

  • Includes 46 model card pieces to make a fantastic model of a European dragon that comes with a wind-up motor to make its wings flap, and jaws that open and close
  • Visually captivating book explores the myths and mysteries of dragons from around the world
  • Features an anatomical insight into dragons, focusing on the wings, claws, skeleton, wings and more; also offers an exploration of the magical powers and abilities of various types of dragons
About the Author

Dugald Steer has written numerous books on the subject of myths and legends, including the renowned ‘Ology’ series which includes Dragonology, Egyptology, Wizardology and Pirateology, in addition to the ‘Ology handbooks and the Dragonology Pocket Adventures.

About the Illustrator

Jonathan Woodward is a wildlife Illustrator specialising in creating illustrations for a wide range of clients – from children’s book publishers to eco-resorts. He is renowned for using a cut paper collage style with recycled magazines. Douglas Carrel specialises in fantasy-related artwork and, most notably, illustrated the hugely successful Dragonology. He blends the ‘odd and the exotic’ in his work to produce unique illustrations.

Need a crafty gift for a young dragon-lover? Build the Dragon is exactly what you're looking for!

A book and craft in one, Build the Dragon comes with all the pieces you need to build a model dragon. And it moves!

The pieces come on thick and sturdy cardboard, and they're really easy to press out, which means no broken pieces before you even begin...

A fabulous book and dragon-building activity for all dragon fans, Build the Dragon makes a fantastic gift or special activity for a rainy day. -- Shaye Wardrop * Kids' Book Review *
This would make an ideal gift for children and would keep them occupied and away from screens for a considerable and enjoyable amount of time. -- Pat Pledger * Read Plus *
A fabulous book and dragon-building activity for all dragon fans, Build the Dragon makes a fantastic gift or special activity for a rainy day. -- Kids Book Review * Kids Book Review *

ISBN: 9781925381702
ISBN-10: 1925381706
Audience: Children
For Ages: 7+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 1st November 2017
Publisher: Walker Books Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 36.5 x 19.2  x 4.0
Weight (kg): 1.06