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Billy and the Dragon

Billy and the Dragon

'It's a great story for everyone, especially those not used to seeing themselves centre-stage'- The Guardian on Billy and the BeastFrom the author of Bumblebear, comes a new hero for our times. Whilst at a fancy-dress party, something terrible happens: Billy's loyal sidekick Fatc... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780857551351
Barcode 9780857551351
Published 8 August 2019 by Random House
Format Paperback
Author(s) Illustrated by Shireen, Nadia
Availability Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks

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ISBN-13 9780857551351
ISBN-10 0857551353
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher Random House
Imprint Jonathan Cape Ltd
Publication Date 8 August 2019
International Publication Date 11 July 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) Illustrated by Shireen, Nadia
Category General Picture Books
Fantasy & Magical Realism
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 233mm
Height: 285mm
Spine: 5mm
Weight 196g
Interest Age 0-5 years
Reading Age 0-5 years
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 992264

Description of this Book

'It's a great story for everyone, especially those not used to seeing themselves centre-stage'- The Guardian on Billy and the BeastFrom the author of Bumblebear, comes a new hero for our times. Billy! Whilst at a fancy-dress party, something terrible happens- Billy's loyal sidekick Fatcat is kidnapped by a fire-breathing dragon. Uh-oh!But luckily for Fatcat, Billy won't stand for that- off she goes on a brave rescue mission...Join Billy for a fairytale adventure with a twist.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review These are the most brilliant, beautiful and silly picture-books out there at the moment. Little doorways of joy. * Caitlin Moran *
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 4 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Nadia Shireen (Author, Illustrator) Nadia Shireen enjoyed making homemade magazines and comics as a child. She studied law at university and then worked in magazine journalism; it was during this time that she started to draw again. After a lifetime of doodling in the sidelines, Nadia decided to pay some attention to drawing and in 2007 was accepted onto an MA course in Children's Book Illustration at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge. Her debut book Good Little Wolf received a mention in the Bologna Ragazzi Opera Prima Award and won the UKLA Book Award. Nadia has been shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. She lives in London.

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