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Title:
Dragon poems
Author:
Foster, John, 1941 October 12-
Publication Information:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1991.
Physical Description:
32 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Summary:
A collection of 23 poems about dragons.
Language:
English
Contents:
Dragons in pet shops, chasing teachers, going to the vet, toasting your bread, playing the banjo, fast asleep, fighting knights, having birthdays, flying and feasting and fighting. Purple dragons, fiery dragons, lonely dragons, cross-eyed dragons, ice dragons and, finally, the last dragon. Here's a collection of poems about every kind of dragon you can think of -- and some you'd sooner not think of. Contents : Happy Birthday, Dear Dragon / Jack Prelutsky 4. Portrait of a Dragon / Moira Andrew 7. The Pet / Tony Bradman 8. No Contest / Clive Webster 9. My Dragon / X.J. Kennedy 9. A Dragon in the Classroom / Charles Thomson 10. Jocelyn, my Dragon / Colin West 11. Dragon-birth / Judith Nicholls 12. Dragon's Breath / Irene Rawnsley 13. How Dragons Hide / Julie Holder 14. The School for Young Dragons / John Foster 16. Never Trust Dragons / David Harmer 18. Lost and Found / Lilian Moore 20. Anyone Wanting a Fiery Dragon? / Max Fatchen 21. The Toaster / William Jay Smith 22. Drawback / Clive Webster 22. Dragon Band / Eric Finney 23. Is there a Dragon in the House? / Julie Holder 24. The Grateful Dragon / Raymond Wilson 26. The Lonely Dragon / Julie Holder 28. The Dragon / Daphne Lister 30. The Ice Dragons / Eric Finney 31. The Last Dragon / Ian Larmont 32.
ISBN:
9780192761088

9780192760968
Format :
Book

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Dragons in pet shops, chasing teachers, going to the vet, toasting your bread, playing the banjo, fast asleep, fighting knights, having birthdays, flying and feasting and fighting. Purple dragons, fiery dragons, lonely dragons, cross-eyed dragons, ice dragons, and, finally, the last dragon. Here's a collection of poems about every kind of dragon you can think of--and some you'd sooner not think of.


Author Notes

Korky Paul was born in Zimbabwe and is one of seven children. He studied Fine Art at Durban Art School, South Africa and Film Animation at CalArts, California, and started his working life in advertising. He illustrated the Winnie The Witch series for Oxford University Press, which won theChildren's Book Award.