The Trouble with Dragons

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Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2008 - Children's stories - 32 pages
19 Reviews

The world is populated by some beastly dragons who care nothing for how much they mess up the oceans, chop down the trees, gobble up all the food and use everything up without stopping to think.

Those dragons need to wake up to what they are doing to their world before it is too late

A delightful and energy-filled picture book that addresses concerns about the environment in the most child-centric and delightful way possible.

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Review: The Trouble With Dragons

User Review  - Elaine - Goodreads

The pictures were somewhat engaging, but all the book was was a plea for humans to take better care of the planet or we'll go extinct like dragons. Read full review

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User Review  - Kelsey - Goodreads

Dragons serve as a metaphor for energy-addicted humans that destroy the planet through global warming. While the verse can be charming and bouncing and the illustrations are bright and humorous, the ... Read full review

About the author (2008)

Debi Gliori lives in Scotland. Debi is well known for both her picture books and her novels for children and has been shortlisted for all the major prizes, including the Kate Greenaway Award twice and the Scottish Arts Council Award.



Debi published her first book in 1990 and since then has published so many successful books that she has lost count. However, one of her most successful to date is No Matter What.



Debi was the Shetland Islands' first Children's Writer-in-Residence.

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