Boy Who Grew Dragons – Andy Shepherd



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SHORTLISTED FOR THE WATERSTONES CHILDRENS BOOK PRIZE 2019 LONGLISTED FOR THE BLUE PETER BOOK AWARDS 2019 Irresistible … a modern classic GUARDIAN A warm-hearted debut … lovely, expressive, characterful SUNDAY TIMES When Tomas discovers a strange old tree at the bottom of his grandads garden, he doesnt think much of it. But he takes the funny fruit from the tree back into the house – and gets the shock and delight of his life when a tiny dragon hatches! The tree is a dragonfruit tree, and Tomas has got his very own dragon, Flicker … Tomas soon finds out that life with Flicker is great fun, but also very … unpredictable. Yes, dragons are wonderful, but they also set fire to your toothbruth and leave your pants hanging from the TV aerial. Tomas has to learn how to look after Flicker – and quickly. And then something extraordinary happens – more dragonfruits appear on the tree. Tomas is officially growing dragons … The first book in a sparky and utterly enchanting new series.

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