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Book Of Beasts


No. of pages 54

Great for age 3-9 years
This remarkable story tells of Lionel, a small boy who, to his great surprise, is made King. But this is just the start of his adventure. For when Lionel discovers the amazing Palace library and opens a book called The Book of Beasts, a Butterfly and a Blue Bird of Paradise fly out. But when he opens it again, he releases a wicked Red Dragon into his kingdom. Now it is up to Lionel to find a way to vanquish the Dragon and save his people. He knows the answer lies within The Book of Beasts, but what is it? And will he discover it in time? First published in 1900, this classic and substantial story has lost none of its charm and cannot help but enchant all who enter its pages.


There are 54 pages in this book. This is a picture book. A picture book uses pictures and text to tell the story. The number of words varies from zero ('wordless') to around 1k over 32 pages. Picture books are typically aimed at young readers (age 3-6) but can also be aimed at older children (7+). This book was published 2001 by Walker Books Ltd .

Edith Nesbit was an English author and poet who published over 60 books of fiction for children under her pen name E. Nesbit. June Crebbin was a school teacher for more than 30 years before deciding to concentrate on her writing full-time. She lives in Leicestershire. Inga Moore has written and illustrated numerous children's picture books. She lives in Gloucestershire.

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The Book of Beasts

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