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King Jack and the Dragon by Peter Bently

King Jack and the Dragon

  • Hardcover $17.99

    Aug 18, 2011 | 32 Pages | 3-5 years

  • Board Book $7.99

    May 16, 2013 | 14 Pages | Baby-3

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“At once contemporary and classic.” — The New York Times

“Though the characters are wholly modern, there is a timelessness to the cycle of excitement, apprehension and parental comfort that should give this lovely book a long stay on the nursery shelf.” — The Wall Street Journal

* “It’s an enchanting tribute to both full-throttle pretend play and the reassurance of a parent’s embrace.” — Publishers Weekly, starred review

* “A tale of make-believe that children will delight in hearing again and again.” — School Library Journal, starred review

“The rhyming verse, large trim size, and detailed illustrations…make this a suitable story for group sharing, while the sweet, intimate tone will make it a family favorite.” — Booklist

“From this simple premise of imaginative play, Bently and Oxenbury create a classically sweet picture book.” — Horn Book

“This one is sure to become a full-on family favorite at bedtime.” — The Washington Post

“Altogether, ‘King Jack’ is just about perfect.” — The Sacramento Bee

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