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There is No Dragon in This Story

Written by Lou Carter

Illustrated by Deborah Allwright

Early Years

LoveReading View on There is No Dragon in This Story

Fed up of being the villain in the same old story – captures princess, fights knight, gets beaten – the dragon decides he’ll be the hero for a change. But none of the other fairytale characters, from the gingerbread man to the three little pigs, will allow him a role in their stories. When he inadvertently ends up at the top of the beanstalk with Jack and the giant however, he finally gets the chance to save the day. Author and illustrator have a great time playing with the conventions of fairytale storytelling which creating a fun new adventure and this will delight readers of all ages.

Andrea Reece

There is No Dragon in This Story Synopsis

Poor old dragon. Nobody wants him in their story. Not Goldilocks, not Hansel and Gretel - no one. But Dragon will not give up! He shall continue on his course of finding someone who wants him in their story. ANYONE. His boundless enthusiasm surely won't get him into any trouble. Surely ...

Book Information

ISBN: 9781408864906
Publication date: 13th July 2017
Author: Lou Carter
Illustrator: Deborah Allwright
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 32 pages
Year Groups: Early Years

About Lou Carter

Lou Carter studied medicine for three years then took a PGCE in primary education. Her work as a schoolteacher sparked her love of children's picture books and There Is No Dragon In This Story is her first (of three) picture books with Bloomsbury. Lou lives in Cambridge with her husband and two children. 

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