Dough Knights and Dragons

By Dee Leone (Author), George Ermos (Illustrator)


Format Hardcover Picture Book



Dough Knights and Dragons

by Dee Leone, George Ermos
In a mythical kingdom, a knight and a dragon cook up a delicious plan to save their friendship!
In Dough Knights and Dragons, a curious knight and an amiable dragon meet serendipitously, and instantly bond over their shared love of baking. But the friends are filled with sadness when, according to the law, the two must duel one another. Can the unlikely pair find a way to evade the law, save their friendship, and spread good throughout the land? Kids will devour this scrumptiously clever tale!
“In this tale that espouses making dough not war, a young knight happens upon a dragon’s cave full of unusual cooking ingredients, and the two quickly bond over their love of cooking, creating many mouthwatering confections together. However, in this magical kingdom where knights and dragons are required to battle and friendships between the two are specifically forbidden, this duo is slated to face off in an upcoming event. The friends continue to bake but are so distracted by their anxiety that their pastries are misshapen, and one actually resembles a dragon. They devise a plan to circumvent the law by spearing and devouring pastries shaped like knights and dragons, rather than the actual live beings. The lighthearted tone set by the clever title is reflected in the brief, buoyant, rhyming text, and further heightened by the cartoon style of the vividly colored digital illustrations. While there are many stories with this theme, the pairing of knights and dragons with delicious food gives this one extra appeal.” —Booklist

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Cookery and chivalry mix together well in this cream puff of a tale.
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Dee Leone is the author of Bizz and Buzz Make Honey Buns (Grosset & Dunlap). Many of her stories, poems, plays, and activity puzzles have appeared in children's magazines. Dee taught at the elementary level in several states and was also a gifted program aide. Her interests include photography, traveling, and scrapbooking. Dee lives in San Diego.

George Ermos studied illustration at the University of Lincoln. He lives in the UK.

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Pub Date: 10/3/2017

ISBN: 9781454921417

Price: $16.95 / $19.95 CAN

Format: Hardcover Picture Book

Pages: 40 pages, all in color

Trim: 10 x 10 x 0 Inches

Territories: World

Category: Picture Books

Age Range: 5 and up

Publisher: Union Square Kids

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