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  • Published: 21 August 2013
  • ISBN: 9780723272250
  • Imprint: Picture Puffin
  • Format: Board Book
  • Pages: 28
  • RRP: $12.99

King Jack and the Dragon




Jack, Zak and Casper were making a den, a mighty great fort for King Jack and his men . . .

Jack, Zak and Casper were making a den, a mighty great fort for King Jack and his men . . . With enchanting illustrations by award-winning artist Helen Oxenbury, this magical, make-believe adventure is perfect for brave children everywhere! 'This charming, atmospheric, multiracial tale is both exciting and comforting.'  Sunday Times 'A new nursery classic has just hit the shelves . . . a total joy to read aloud.'  Telegraph

  • Published: 21 August 2013
  • ISBN: 9780723272250
  • Imprint: Picture Puffin
  • Format: Board Book
  • Pages: 28
  • RRP: $12.99

About the authors

Peter Bently

Peter Bently grew up in an army family and went to ten different schools. He studied languages at Oxford and worked as a journalist and non-fiction book editor before becoming a children's author when his own two children were very small. He is the author of more than sixty books, including Cats Ahoy!, illustrated by Jim Field, which won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, and King Jack and the Dragon, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, which was an American Library Association Notable Book of the year.

Helen Oxenbury

Helen Oxenbury is one of the most popular and critically acclaimed illustrators in the world. Her numerous books for children include the Kate Greenaway Medal-winning Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll and one of the best-loved picture books of all time We're Going on a Bear Hunt written by Michael Rosen. She lives in London, England.

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