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A huge, lying down, dragon with teeth barred. A small boy of colour sits casually on the dragon's nose.

by Lemn Sissay

illustrated by Greg Stobbs


Children’s book debut from famed author and poet, Lemn Sissay. Alem sits all alone on his birthday, wondering where his home is. He ambles along, coming across a bear, a fox,, a meerkat, a treefrog, a fruitbat and, even, a bulldog. He asks them all, “Where shall I go?” The reply is always the same: “I don’t know. Just don’t ask the dragon. He will eat you!” Baffled by this advice Alem matches on- until the huge shape of Vick the dragon looms over him. And Vick is…stirring up a stew! Will Vick find Alem tasty or will he have some dragon-wisdom to share? Basking in a glowing palette of gold and orange-hued illustrations, this picture book expands our understanding of belonging, of identity, of finding out what it means to be at home. Described by former Children’s Laureate, Michael Rosen as, “A stunning new rhyming folk tale for our time.” Age 4-8, Paperback 30pp


SKU: 3312
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