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From the author of Watership Downcomes an enchanting picture book about the adventures of a mischievous homemade dragon.

Whatever you’ve lost, Egg Box Dragon will find it. He’s retrieved missing footballs, glasses and watches aplenty. He’s so expert at cracking mysteries that the Queen herself requests his services. Will Egg Box Dragon find the missing diamond from the Queen’s crown?

Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, was awarded both the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Award for children’s fiction. A new mini series of Watership Down will premiere Christmas 2018 on BBC1 and launch globally on Netflix Spring 2019, featuring the voices of Olivia Colman and Freddie Fox, amongst others.

Author-illustrator Alex T. Smith is the award-winning creator of the Claude series, now a TV show on Disney Junior.


A lovely story with an unexpected twist in the tale
Parents in Touch
A cheeky dragon with boxes of charm and likeability!
This is a lovely story which has been given a new lease of life by the gorgeous, funny illustrations of Alex T. Smith. I absolutely loved it.
Making Them Readers
playful and uplifting - it may not be long before some Egg Box Dragons start appearing in your vicinity!
Armadillo Magazine
A beautifully illustrated, wonderfully old-fashioned story.
The School Run
A disarmingly pleasing book which invites readers to suspend their disbelief and simply enjoy the story telling.
The School Librarian
A bright, vivid children's book, with wonderful illustrations, that new readers will love.
The Carousel
A cute story about a very lovable dragon, with adorable illustrations by Alex T Smith.
Parents in Touch