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Wishing for a Dragon (Paperback)

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What a sweet, lively story that encourages using your imagination, creative play, and going on an adventure right in your room! I love it!

— Susan


A gorgeous debut picture book that celebrates the imagination and all adventurous children.

The sun has almost set, but Olive, Barney and Ella are wide awake and ready for adventure! Ella wants to go to the jungle, Barney hankers to be a pirate, but Ella has a secret wish . . . to see a dragon!

So off they clamber into a hot-air balloon and are whisked away to magical lands. They see pirate teddybears and unicorns and tigers, but will they ever see a dragon?

Becky Cameron is an extraordinary new talent with 80,000 Instagram followers. She has also illustrated the NSPCC Paddington Bear picture book to accompany the 2017 M&S Christmas advert.

About the Author

Becky Cameron is a British author and illustrator from sunny Sheffield. She graduated in 2012 from Sheffield Hallam University with a first class degree in Graphic Design and Illustration and has just completed an MA in Children's Book Illustration at the prestigious Cambridge School of Art. She was highly commended in the Macmillan Prize during her MA.

Wishing for a Dragon is Becky's first picture book. As well as drawing and picture books she also loves cats, Kate Bush, moleskine sketchbooks, walking up hills and spends much too much time on Twitter and Instagram. She dislikes pigeons, slugs in the bathroom and being late for things. She lives in Oxfordshire.

Praise For…

A wonderfully imaginative tale that will certainly send children off to sleep with sweet dreams. A timeless story to read over and over again.—Sarah Brew, Parents in Touch

Product Details
ISBN: 9781444936230
ISBN-10: 1444936239
Publisher: Hachette Children's
Publication Date: May 14th, 2019
Pages: 32
Language: English