The Thing About the Dragon

How to get rid of a boring present – and suddenly own a dragon!  A cleverly and wonderfully laconically picture book narrated by Daniel Fehr and illustrated by one of the best French picture book artists, Sébastien Mourrain.

A picture book as a birthday present? How boring! Who wants to read something that is completely made up?

Luckily the hero of our story knows a way out and is able to swap the book for his sister’s laser sword. In exchange for the sword, he gets a football, then an aquarium for the football, a dog for the aquarium, then a real rubbish van… and finally a giant, fire-spitting dragon! The more fantastical and incredible the boy’s story gets, the more the reader becomes suspicious that he might rather like invented stories…