The Trouble with Dragons

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Bloomsbury, 2008 - Children's picture books - 32 pages
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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. In this picture book, those dragons need to wake up to what they are doing to their world before it is too late.

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User Review  - RiaO - LibraryThing

I love this story! It speaks about the trouble with dragons and how they don't take care of the earth, but ultimately its an environmental lesson for students and compares dragons to humans. I think ... Read full review

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User Review  - paulaanweiler - LibraryThing

This is a great book to get children to understand the concept of recycling. It also teaches how our earth could suffer the consequences if we don't. It does this in a very cute way, with dragons playing the part of humans. Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Author and illustrator Debi Gliori was born in 1959 in Glasgow, Scotland. She went to school there as well and studied design and illustration at Edinburgh College of Art. She received an Andrew Grant traveling scholarship to go to Milan for a year. Gliori is best known for her work with children's books. Her picture book Mr. Bear to the Rescue won the Children's Book Award and was short listed for the Kate Greenaway Prize. Where, Oh Where, is Baby Bear? was shortlisted for the Sainsbury's Baby Book Award in 2001. Always and Forever, written by Alan Durant and illustrated by Debi Gliori, was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal in 2003. Her work has also been shortlisted for the Scottish Arts Council Award (for Pure Dead Wicked in 2003), and for the Royal Mail Award, for Stormy Weather in 2010.

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