The Helpful Dragon (Reading Gems Level 4)

Author(s): Jessica Barrah; Chris Saunders (Illustrator); QED Publishing Limited Staff

Junior Fiction

When the villagers find a dragon on the train track, something has to be done. Who can move the dragon? And what will the dragon do? Exploring themes of friendship and judging people by their appearances, this fun and engaging story also includes comprehension activities and extra discussion topics, making it perfect for supporting learning at school. Featuring original stories, delightful characters and humorous illustrations, Reading Gems is a series designed to spark a love of reading. It is a supplementary reading programme that is graded into four levels to perfectly suit a child's reading ability from an emerging reader to a confident, independent reader. Parents and teachers can be reassured that children are reading books that support their ability, challenge their reading skills and encourage reading confidence with every word on the page.


Product Information

Jessica Barrah has written short stories, minibooks, poems and cartoons. She studied English Literature and travelled the world before settling in Brighton, where she lives with her partner and two young sons.


Chris Saunders is a freelance illustrator who received an Illustration BA Honours Degree (First Class) from the University of Northampton. He was awarded the 2010 e-Creative nomination for new talent in the field of illustration.

General Fields

  • : 9781784939274
  • : Quarto Publishing Group UK
  • : QED Publishing
  • : March 2018
  • : 220mm X 200mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : March 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 32
  • : Chris Saunders
  • : Other book format
  • : Jessica Barrah; Chris Saunders (Illustrator); QED Publishing Limited Staff