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Saint George and the Dragonby Margaret Hodges
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This special new paperback edition of St. George and the Dragon commemorates the 25th Anniversary of the Caldecott Award-winning picture book. Hodges retells an exciting segment from Spenser's The Faerie Queene, in which the Red Cross Knight slays a dreadful dragon that has been terrorizing the countryside for years, bringing peace and joy back to the land. Featuring a fresh new cover design - with artwork that highlights the dragon adventure within - and distinctive embossed gold Caldecott Award sticker, this is the perfect way to introduce the classic tale to a whole new generation of readers.
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 peace and joy to the land.
About the Author
Margaret Hodges was an American writer of more than 40 children's books. She was awarded the Caldecott Medal for Saint George and the Dragon.
Trina Schart Hyman was an American illustrator of more than 150 children's books. She received three Caldecott Honors and was awarded the Caldecott Medal for Saint George and the Dragon.
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