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King Jack and the Dragon

By Peter Bently, 1960-

A lively playtime adventure that becomes a warm and cozy bedtime book—perfect for every little knight-in-training. From the illustrator of the award-winning We’re Going on a Bear Hunt.
 
Night is falling and playtime is nearly over. But brave King Jack and his faithful knights Zak and Caspar are still protecting their castle fort from fierce dragons and terrible beasts. This captivating, joyful make-believe adventure is the perfect bedtime story for brave children everywhere. Fans of Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site and Dinosaur Roar will especially enjoy this imaginative tale.

An ALA Notable Book
Bank Street Book Committee Best Children’s Books of the Year
Kate Greenaway Award

“It’s an enchanting tribute to both full-throttle pretend play and the reassurance of a parent’s embrace.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
 
“A tale of make-believe that children will delight in hearing again and again.”—School Library Journal (starred review)
 
“Sure to be read aloud again and again, this testament to imaginative play exudes warmth.”—Kirkus Reviews

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ISBN

0803736983


Format: Book
Author: Bently, Peter, 1960-
Summary: Jack, Zack, and Caspar build a castle fort, then spend a day fighting dragons and beasts, but at day's end giants carry away first Sir Zack, then Caspar, and King Jack is left to face night creatures alone.
Title: King Jack and the dragon / Peter Bently & Helen Oxenbury.
Publisher Date: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c2011.
Subject: Stories in rhyme -- Juvenile fiction. Imagination -- Juvenile fiction Play -- Juvenile fiction Fear of the dark -- Juvenile fiction.
Isbn: 0803736983 9780803736986
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 7
System Items Total: 12
Call Number: P Bently
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Bib Id: 370630

Format: Book
Author: Bently, Peter, 1960-
Summary: Jack, Zack, and Caspar build a castle fort, then spend a day fighting dragons and beasts, but at day's end giants carry away first Sir Zack, then Caspar, and King Jack is left to face night creatures alone.
Title: King Jack and the dragon / Peter Bently & Helen Oxenbury.
Publisher, Date: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c2011.
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 30 cm.
Subjects: Stories in rhyme -- Juvenile fiction.
Subjects: Imagination -- Juvenile fiction
Subjects: Play -- Juvenile fiction
Subjects: Fear of the dark -- Juvenile fiction.
Other Author: Oxenbury, Helen ill.
LCCN: 2011001273
ISBN: 0803736983
ISBN: 9780803736986
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 7
Total Copies: 12
Call Number: P Bently