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Dragonquest : Walker Classic - Allan Baillie

Dragonquest

Walker Classic

By: Allan Baillie, Wayne Harris (Illustrator)

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Here is a book which speaks to the dragon slayer lurking in fertile young imaginations This is a wonderful book Highly recommended. Magpies

A noble Dragon Fighter and a brave boy set out on a daring and dangerous adventure to seek out the last dragon. Will they make it to the top of Glass Mountain where the fearsome beast lives?

  • visually rich, irreverent and very entertaining. Sydney Morning Herald
  • Short-listed, Book of the Year, Children s Book Council of Australia Awards, 1997
  • Short-listed, NSW Premier s Awards, 1997
About the Author

Allan Baillie was born in Scotland in 1943 and came to Australia when he was seven. He attended several Victorian bush schools before settling in Melbourne. Allan became a journalist, moved to Sydney and began writing books. He is now a full-time author, chasing books in Cambodia, China, Arnhem Land, Indonesia and Timor. His works have been published in fourteen countries and they have won various awards. In 1997, DragonQuest was short-listed for the CBCA Picture Book of the Year Awards. Allan is married with a daughter and a son. He swims and sails whenever possible.

About the Illustrator

Wayne Harris is an award-winning illustrator and designer. He won the APA Best Designed Picture Book of the Year Award for A Bit of Company by Margaret Wild and for Gordon s Got a Snookie by Lisa Shanahan. He was short-listed in the 1995 NSW Premier s Award for writing Judy and the Volcano, the same year Going Home was named an American Library Association Notable Children s Book. He works as a designer for Walker Books Australia and also teaches design and illustration. He has most recently illustrated Edge of the World, written by Ian Trevaskis, published by Walker Books.

Industry Reviews

...visually rich, irreverent and very entertaining. * Sydney Morning Herald *
Here is a book which speaks to the dragon slayer lurking in fertile young imaginations This is a wonderful book. Highly recommended. * Magpies *

Great Adventure

5

Having read it to my class many times over the years combined with a 'Jabberwocky' reading and our own dragon quest around the school yard! Now I have grandchildren to share in the magic of this brilliant picture book!

Melbourne Australia

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Great children's story

4

I purchased the book to used in my lesson with students who have special needs. The pictures were engaging to my student and the text appropriate for the learners.

Chinchilla Qld

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Dragonquest

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ISBN: 9781921977848
ISBN-10: 1921977841
Series: Walker Classic
Audience: Children
For Ages: 5 - 7 years old
For Grades: K - 3
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 40
Published: 1st September 2012
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 27.1  x 0.4
Weight (kg): 0.24