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The Moon Dragons

The Moon Dragons

Author: Dyan Sheldon
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When a king discovers that there are still singing moon dragons high up on the mountainside, he offers a room full of gold to anyone who can bring one to him. The beautiful dancing dragons only reveal themselves to Alina, a young peasant girl, but she preserves the secret of their whereabouts, knowing that there are some things far more precious than a room full of gold.


"A wonder to look at and a joy to read aloud." --Wendy Cooling

"A hauntingly beautiful fable with a strong message about greed and the environment. Absolutely gorgeous artwork" --The Bookseller

"Gary Blythe's glowing pictures and a lyrical text by Dyan Sheldon prove to be a perfect combination in this heartwarming story." --Bookseller

"Spell-binding and incredibly moving story coupled with illustrations that will take your breath away." --Lovereading

"Sweet lesson of the value of art and life. Original fairy tale succeeds as a fable." --Kirkus Reviews

Author description

Dyan Sheldon (Author) Dyan Sheldon is the author of many books for young people, including Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen and a number of stories for younger readers. She also writes books for adults. American by birth, she lives in north London.Gary Blythe (Illustrator) Gary Blythe is an award-winning illustrator. His first children's picture book, The Whales' Song, written by Dyan Sheldon, won the Kate Greenaway Medal in 1990. Gary lives in the Wirral, near Liverpool.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9781783441716
  • : Andersen Press
  • : Andersen Press
  • : August 2015
  • : 280mm X 241mm X 4mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : November 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Dyan Sheldon
  • : Paperback
  • : 1115
  • : Gary Blythe
  • : 813.6
  • : 32