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The Little Knight Who Battled a Dragon

Category: Book
Illustrated By: Despres, Genevieve
By (author): Tibo, Gilles
Subject:  JUVENILE FICTION / General
  JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Emotions & Feelings
Audience: children/juvenile
Publisher: Scholastic Canada Ltd
Published: March 2017
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 32
Our Price:
$ 8.99
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Additional Notes

From The Publisher*

A brave little knight realizes that the best way to tame a beast is to find the source of its pain.

In a curious kingdom built on top of a forest lives a little knight. His life is carefree. During the day, he has fun training flies. At night, he relaxes in a hammock, befriending the bats.

But one day the village falls under the shadow of a dragon and our hero must set off to fight the fearsome beast. When he finds the dragon, however, the little knight sees that what's needed to save the day is a dose of kindness.

This third installment in the Little Knight series is a charming and witty tale with timely themes of friendship and compassion. The wonderful scenes depicted by Geneviève Després are full of humorous details to pull readers into the story.

Biographical Note

GILLES TIBO has written and illustrated more than a hundred children's books. His Nicholas series with Bruno St-Aubin has been highly successful in both French and English. Gilles is a two-time winner of the Governor General's Award and the Mr. Christie's Book Award, and a two-time nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Prize. He lives in Montreal, Quebec.

GENEVIÈVE DESPRÉS is a four-time Applied Arts Illustration Award winner. She has illustrated many French picture books, as well as the English books The Highest Number in the World and Best Friend Trouble. Geneviève lives in Saint-Lambert, on the south shore of Montreal. Her website is ...