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The Egg (Paperback)

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A bespectacled boy suddenly finds it his duty to instruct a new hatchling in "dragony ways." Lessons in firebreathing, flying, and distressing a damsel are magically illustrated. Also check out its sequel, The Great Dragon Rescue.

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When the eggs hatches, and a baby dragon comes out, George knows exactly what to do. A baby dragon needs to learn how dragons are supposed to act, including how to fly, how to breathe fire, and how to defeat a knight-so George starts the dragon lessons right away The dragon learns quickly, but he is anxious to find his own kind. Then George wakes up the next morning and the little dragon is missing. Will George ever see his dragon again?

About the Author

M. P. Robertson lives in England.

Praise For…

"A beautifully written fantasy with luminous, richly hued artwork that is as evocative as the text...This is one egg that won't gather dust on your shelves." -School Library Journal

Product Details
ISBN: 9780142400388
ISBN-10: 0142400386
Publisher: Puffin Books
Publication Date: February 23rd, 2004
Pages: 32
Language: English