Dave and Violet

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Quarto Publishing Group UK, 2011 - Bashfulness - 32 pages
Violet's best friend is Dave the dragon. Dave is very friendly and helpful, but he is also very shy. And whenever he meets other people, he simply goes red and spouts flames, scaring them away. So despite Violet's help, Dave wonders if he will ever fit in. But then one day his special abilities come to the rescue in a damp situation.

This delightful story of friendship and uniqueness is the second picture book by the creator of Gary and Ray and will inspire conversations about shyness, difference and inclusion..

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Violet's best friend Dave has a hard time fitting in. Not only is he a dragon, Dave is also shy. Violet, a little girl, takes him to the park to meet her friends, who have never seen a dragon before ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Sarah Adams studied Art and Design at Hull College of Art. After graduating she completed a post-graduate in illustration at Central St Martins School of Art in London. Sarah has worked for numerous and varied publishers including Walker Books, Orchard books and The Times but GARY AND RAY was the first picture book she both wrote and illustrated. She has exhibited her work widely in London both in mixed and solo shows. Her specialisation is Progressive Linocut. In 2007 she completed an MA in children's book illustration at the Ruskin School of Art Cambridge. She lives in Hoxton, London.

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