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Review for The Boy Who Grew Dragons

Review for The Boy Who Grew Dragons

“It looked like a bird. But it had thorny little spines down its back and it seemed more leathery than feathery. It was bright red and its wings were scalloped, a bit like a bat’s. And it shimmered in the light of my rocket lamp, like it was having trouble deciding on the very best shade of red to be.”

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First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros ~ The Boy Who Grew Dragons

First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros ~ The Boy Who Grew Dragons


When people ask me what we grow in Grandad’s garden, I think they expect the answer to be cucumbers, tomatoes, or runner beans. I don’t think they expect the answer to be dragons. But there it is. We grow dragons. And I can tell you this – they’re a lot more trouble than cucumbers.

Weekly Quote for Week-26 2016 ~ Emily Sparkes and the Competition Calamity

Weekly Quote for Week-26 2016 ~ Emily Sparkes and the Competition Calamity

22878998I go down to the shed to find a hammer but the shed is locked and there is a sign on the door: “Mum’s Project. Keep Out. This means you, Emily.” I am getting very worried about what she is doing in there. I mean I hope she’s not building a space rocket or making a time machine or something. Those sort of things always go wrong if you do them in a shed. Just ask Wallace and Gromit.