Saint George and the Dragon (Paperback)

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A Caldecott Award-winning tale of bravery, perseverance, and peace.

Saint George and the Drago
n retells the segment from Spenser's The Faerie Queene, in which George, the Red Cross Knight, slays the dreadful dragon that has been terrorizing the countryside for years and brings joy to the land.

This special new paperback edition of St. George and the Dragon commemorates the 25th Anniversary of the Caldecott Award-winning picture book and is the perfect addition to any collection of folk and fairy tales.

About the Author


Margaret Hodges (1911-2005) was a Caldecott Award-winning American writer of books for children. Beginning in 1958 with One Little Drum, she wrote and published over 40 books and was a professor of library science at the University of Pittsburgh, where she retired in 1976.

Trina Schart Hyman (1939-2004) was an American illustrator of children's books. She illustrated over 150 books and won four Caldecott awards during her career.

Praise For…


Praise for Saint George and the Dragon:

"[The illustrations] glitter with color and mesmerizing details."—Publisher's Weekly
Product Details
ISBN: 9780316367950
ISBN-10: 0316367958
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: September 4th, 1990
Pages: 32
Language: English

 

 

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