Three thrilling adventures telling the story of the legendary wizard, specially written for children who are starting to read on their own. Stories follow the mighty wizard as he outwits a cruel king, faces fearsome dragons and guides a prince to his destiny. With easy-to-read text and vibrant illustrations to capture the attention of even the most reluctant reader. Developed in consultation with reading experts at Roehampton University to help young readers grow in confidence and ability.
Russell Punter was born in Bedfordshire, England. From an early age he enjoyed writing and illustrating his own stories. He later trained as a graphic designer at art college in West Sussex before entering publishing. Since then, he has written over fifty books for children, including original fiction in both picture book and young reader formats.
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“Four short stories about dragons are well read with great sound effects.”
Angela MacPherson, Publishing News
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