In this delightful tale an unnamed boy discovers that there is a dragon living in the downs above his house. But this is no ordinary dragon, this is an erudite, poetry-loving dragon. The boy and the dragon become friends in short order. Unfortunately, the villagers also discover that there is a dragon living in the downs and they send for the great dragon slayer St. George. The boy and the dragon need a plan, a plan that will save the life of this unique and delightful dragon. This edition is illustrated with whimsical dragons throughout by Michael Hague. From the author of ‘The Wind in the Willows’, Kenneth Grahame.
The Reluctant Dragon – Michael Hague Illustrator 1983
First edition. 8vo, wonderfully illustrated by Michael Hague. Near Fine in a toned VG Dust Jacket.